Gladys Williams Brayton

Inducted: 1991
Born: 1890
Died: 1990

The late Gladys Brayton was a direct descendant of Roger Williams and a lifelong resident of Rhode Island. She became one of the State’s most prominent historians, teachers, and authors. She was a former curator of Cranston Historical Society, and an honorary member of the Warwick Historical Society. She was also a member of the City of Cranston Hall of Fame, was nominated as Cranston’s “Woman of the Year,” and was a well-known author of historical documents.

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