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Kathryn Marie Hemphill
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1911
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1996
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

GOLFER. Former National Women's golf champion. Beat Patty Berg to win the National Women's championship.

NEW YORK TIMES: June 25, 1938 Sports Headline
"MISS HEMPHILL GAINS LINKS MEDAL WITH 78; Beats Miss Berg by Stroke in Florida Golf-Wind Sends Most Scores Soaring
See Page 16.

Despite high winds which kept most of the scores above the 80s Miss Kathryn Hemphill of Columbia, S. C., defending titleholder, took the medal with a 78 in the qualifying round of the women's championship of champions golf tournament today."

Kathryn is in the Women's Sports Hall of Fame.

Family links: 
  Herbert Augustus Hemphill (1880 - 1930)
  Carrie Favre Hemphill (1881 - 1966)
  Herbert Augustus Hemphill (1903 - 1978)*
  Melvin Onezan Hemphill (1908 - 1980)*
  Kathryn Marie Hemphill (1911 - 1996)
  Carolyn Gladys Hemphill Maynard (1913 - 1972)*
  Rexford Samuel Hemphill (1916 - 1919)*
  Herman Robert Hemphill (1920 - 1999)*
  Frank Dantzler Hemphill (1924 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Apr 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35761898
Kathryn Marie Hemphill
Added by: Zoe Tom
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