Edna Gladney Photo

Edna Gladney

Born: Jan 22, 1886

Death: Oct 2, 1961

Birthplace: Milwaukee

Nationality: United States

Edna Gladney

Date of Birth : Jan 22, 1886
Date of Death : Oct 2, 1961
Birth Place : Milwaukee

Edna Browning Kahly Gladney, was an early campaigner for children's rights and better living conditions for disadvantaged children. Her life story was told in the 1941 film Blossoms in the Dust, in which she was portrayed by Greer Garson, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Gladney.

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