Charlotte Mason Biography

Philanthropist (1854–1946)
Charlotte Mason was an American socialite and philanthropist who was an important patron of Harlem Renaissance figures, including Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston.


Charlotte Mason was born on May 18, 1854, in Princeton, New Jersey. Born into a wealthy family, her fortune increased after the death of her husband, Rufus Osgood Mason. She was a patron of artists of the Harlem Renaissance, including writers Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston. Mason died in 1946.

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