Alice <I>Potter</I> Lippincott

Alice Potter Lippincott

Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Death 21 Jul 1894 (aged 46–47)
Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 7 Lot 317 to 324
Memorial ID 59096795 · View Source
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1894-08-26; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"Isaac Clothier describes the character of Mrs. Dundas Lippincott....
Alice Lippincott, widely known in the community and in society circles as Mrs. J. Dundas Lippincott was, perhaps the best known and most prominent woman in Philadelphia, of her generation. Born in Princeton, N. J., in 1847, she married James Dundas Lippincott, a graduate of Princeton College, in 1867, and came to Philadelphia to reside. There are many who remember the interest which this marriage caused at the time - the young people occupying the highest social position - the bride, a girl of rare beauty and vivacity, seemingly destined for social leadership. Every worldly advantage was hers. Rare intelligence, wealth, excellent health, joined to personal charms and social position, combined to give her an endowment rare and powerful.....
She was President of the Acorn Club, vice-president of the Civic Club, member of the Colonial Dames, member of the advisory board of the Drexel Institute, president of the Philadelphia Branch and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Central Bureau of the Art Needlework Guild, and vice regent for the State of Pennsylvania of the National Mt. Vernon Association....."

1894-07-24; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"LIPPINCOTT - On July 21, suddenly, at Bar Harbor, Alice Lippincott, wife of J. Dundas Lippincott and daughter of the late Thomas F. Potter.
Funeral at 11 o'clock precisely, Wednesday, 25th inst., 509 South Broad street"

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  • Maintained by: Patricia DeMar Hauver
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 59096795
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