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Katherine Philips Edson
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1870
Kenton
Hardin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1933
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

American reformer and public official, a strong influence on behalf of woman suffrage and an important figure in securing and enforcing labour standards both in California and at the federal level.

. Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Philips_Edson)
. Encyclopedia brittanica (http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/179402/Katherine-Philips-Edson)
. California History, vol 65, #2, Jun 1986 "A California Stateswoman: the Public Career of Katherine Philips Edson"
. Her papers are stored at the UCLA library. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Hunter Philips (1824 - 1888)
  Harriet Carlin Philips (1840 - 1915)
 
 Spouses:
  Charles Farwell Edson (1863 - 1936)
  Charles Farwell Edson (1905 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Philips J. Edson (1896 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  David P Philips (1852 - 1926)**
  Katherine Philips Edson (1870 - 1933)
  Carlin Philips (1871 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Foulke Cemetery
Gazelle
Siskiyou County
California, USA
 
Created by: Rhonda Hammer
Record added: Aug 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21042902
Katherine Philips Edson
Added by: Rhonda Hammer
 
Katherine Philips Edson
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Katherine, I'm doing a biography on you for school and you are amazing. Thank you so much changing rights for women
- KC
 Added: Feb. 10, 2013
Glad to have found you Great Grandmother Katherine. Hope to visit you and Grandfather in Gazelle soon.
- Pam Edson
 Added: Aug. 20, 2011

- J.P.
 Added: Dec. 22, 2007
 
 
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