Katharine <I>Landis</I> Williams

Katharine Landis Williams

Indiana, USA
Death 12 Jul 1971 (aged 52)
New York, USA
Burial Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 101630462 · View Source
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From the Bennington Banner July 13, 1971
Mrs. Katherine (Landis) Williams, 52, wife of Richard Williams of Fairfield, Conn., summer residents of Manchester for several years died Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City.
She was born in Logansport, Ind., a daughter of the late Indiana Congressman Frederick Landis and Bess (Baker) Landis. Mr. and Mrs. Williams owned their summer home in Manchester.
She was a graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington and during World War II had served in the WAVES. Mrs. Williams was a niece of the late Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, first commissioner of baseball and elected to the Hall of Fame.
She was a member of the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.
Survivors besides her husband are one daughter, Oliven; one son, David, both of Fairfield; three brothers, Judge James M. Landis, U.S. Customs Court, New York City; Dr. Charles Landis of Milwaukee, Wis., and Dr. Lincoln Landis of Washington, D.C.; one sister, Mrs. Richard L. Cullen of Lake Forest, Ill.
The funeral will be conducted Thursday at 2 pm in the Manchester Congregational Church, with the pastor, the Rev. Jerome J. Hevey Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Brewster Funeral Home in Manchester Center is handling arrangements in Manchester.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 101630462
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katharine Landis Williams (20 Oct 1918–12 Jul 1971), Find a Grave Memorial no. 101630462, citing Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Nancy D (contributor 46812519) .