Scott-Maxwell, Florida (1883–1979)

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Scott-Maxwell, Florida (1883–1979)

American-born writer, suffragist and psychologist. Name variations: Florida Scott Maxwell; Florida Pier. Born Florida Morse, Sept 24, 1883, in Florida; died Mar 6, 1979, in Devonshire, England; dau. of Charles Morse and Beth White Pier; m. John Maxwell Scott-Maxwell, 1911 (div. 1929); children: Stephen, Peter, Denis, and Hilary Scott-Maxwell Henderson.

Frequently quoted, wrote for women's magazines and newspapers; worked for women's suffrage before beginning practice in Jungian analysis; wrote The Flash Point (1914), (with S. Botcharsky) The Kinsmen Knew How to Die (1931), Many Women (1933), Towards Relationship (1939), I Said to Myself (1949), Women and Sometimes Men (1957) and The Measure of My Days (1968).