Agnes Baldwin Alexander

Agnes Baldwin Alexander

Birth
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Death
1 Jan 1971 (aged 95)
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Burial
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot
Alexander
Memorial ID
108306100 View Source

Agnes Baldwin Alexander was the first to take the Baha'i Faith to Hawaii and the Pacific. In 1914 she pioneered this faith to Japan and in 1921 took it to Korea. See University of Hawaii Press: "Notable Women of Hawaii", pp. 1-4.Granddaughter of two of Hawaii's most distinguished Christian Missionaries: The Baldwins and the Alexanders.

She became a Baha'i in Rome in 1900 and in 1901 became the first Baha'i on Hawaiian soil and the Pacific.
In 1914 she pioneered this faith to Japan and in 1921 took it to Korea.
She was named a Hand of the Cause of God in 1957 and served the Baha'i Faith in Japan for more than 30 years.

Agnes Baldwin Alexander was the first to take the Baha'i Faith to Hawaii and the Pacific. In 1914 she pioneered this faith to Japan and in 1921 took it to Korea. See University of Hawaii Press: "Notable Women of Hawaii", pp. 1-4.Granddaughter of two of Hawaii's most distinguished Christian Missionaries: The Baldwins and the Alexanders.

She became a Baha'i in Rome in 1900 and in 1901 became the first Baha'i on Hawaiian soil and the Pacific.
In 1914 she pioneered this faith to Japan and in 1921 took it to Korea.
She was named a Hand of the Cause of God in 1957 and served the Baha'i Faith in Japan for more than 30 years.


Inscription

"Light and glory, greeting and praise be upon the Hands of His Cause, through whom the light of fortitude hath shone forth"