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Elizabeth H. Fox

January 1, 2019

1978 – Palm Beach, Florida

Elizabeth Fox, along with her late husband Harry Fox, established a business specializing in wood preservatives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. While in Kalamazoo, Betty Fox was active in civic affairs of all kinds. Moving to Palm Beach, she has devoted many hours to work with the Girl Scouts, in hospitals and for her church. At various times she has served on the committees for Heart, Cancer, March of Dimes and Community Chest drives. She is active in the Palm Beach Republican Club and is a supportive member of Opportunity, Inc. She helped create the first benefit for the Palm Beach Mental Health Association. During the Bicentennial, Betty Fox was recognized in Congress by Representative Paul Rogers for her contribution to the celebration. In addition, she has received awards from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Save the Children Federation and the World Wildlife Fund. In 1968 she was a delegate to the English Speaking Union World Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland and she attended a subsequent seminar at Oxford. She is an associate member of the William the Conqueror Society, London, England, a charter life member of the Flagler Museum in Palm Beach and a member of the Tibetan Society. She is also vice chairman of Pacific Assurance Ltd., insurance underwriters handling Native Americans’ insurance needs, executive director of Centrum X Corporation, Washington, DC and a member of The National Council Board of the American Indian Heritage Foundation.