Eleanor Coltman

Somerville, Massachusetts













Father Jeremiah F. Dwyer
Mother Mary Farrell
Spouse Edward P. Coltman

JoAna Hanna

Edward J.

Michael N.

Louise Thomas


Parochial Catholic schools in Somerville, MA

BA Jackson College at Tufts University 1937

MA in Diplomatic History Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 1938


1941 Social Studies and French teacher in Martha's Vineyard, MA

1943-1945 Criminal Investigator; United States Army Air Force Women's Army Corps

1966-1980 Professor and Lecturer; Manchester Community College, CT


Manchester Library Board

Manchester School Board

Board of Directors; League of Women Voters

St. Bridget Church

Awards 1987-1999Connecticut Community College Board of Trustees; appointed by Governor O'Neill and Governor Weicker
Interests and Hobbies


Community Service


Societal Contributions

Worked tirelessly for and helped establish the Manchester Community College.

Additional Comments

For fifty-seven years, Eleanor and her husband Ed were an item. As Jonathan M. Daube said in his eulogy to Eleanor, "Eleanor and Ed loved each other for who they were. Ed was immensely proud of her, and never threatened by her public accomplishments."