Emily M. Meader (1840-1910) was born in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and died in Boston, Massachusetts. She was introduced to Christian Science after being healed by Clara Choate. Several years later, Meader became a student of Mary Baker Eddy's, studying with her in March 1888. Meader became a member of the Christian Scientist Association on February 6, 1889, and of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, on September 23, 1892. She was listed as a Christian Science practitioner in The Christian Science Journal from 1890 until her passing.