Bertha Holt


Age: 96


Summary: adoption advocate whose efforts to adopt abandoned Korean-American war orphans led to the 1955 Bill for Relief of Certain War Orphans, which allowed American families to adopt several foreign-born children, whom she and her husband adopted eight Korean babies and established Holt International Children's Services, a highly regarded adoption agency.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: February 5, 1904


Died: July 24, 2000


Location: Creswell, Oregon