Margery “Marge” Milne Battin

Significance: 

Marge Battin was a leader in Lexington’s government, serving

as Selectman for 12 years, and the first female Town Moderator

- a position she held for 22 years. Marge also chaired the

Structure of Government Committee, which produced the

Lexington Selectmen-Town Manager Plan that established

Lexington’s form of local governance. Marge was recognized

statewide for her work in the Massachusetts Moderators

Association. She was also a community organizer for more

than 60 years, from Den mother and Brownie leader to METCO

host parent and PTA Board Member.

Birth: 

Death:

March 25, 1927 - Toronto, CA

August 9, 2012- Concord, MA

Obituary:

Marriage:

Richard (Dick) H. Battin,  Aug. 25, 1947

Children:

Tom Battin, Pam Battin-Sacks  and Jeff  Battin

Places Lived:

Paris, France, Toronto, Canada, Racine, WI,  Lexington, MA

Connection to Lexington:

Lived here and worked here- volunteer and town government

Wikipedia: 

Book Titles:

Education:

Employment:

Wellesley College

Town government- Town Moderator, Select Board member (including chair). Many committees and organizations around the state

Quotation:

Link to page in Notable American Women:  

Inclusion in the Lexington
Historical Society Exhibit?  

Additional Info:

Preliminary Sketch
- Meredith Bergmann
Margery “Marge” Milne Battin