Katherine W. Phipps, 1872
At the time of her death in 1944, she was the oldest communicant of St. James’ Episcopal Church, having been confirmed in the original church, which burned to the ground in 1884. She also helped found the church’s Altar Society.
Source: Albion Evening Recorder, June 9, 1944
From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.