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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: October 21, 2015
Caption: Katherine Glass Greene
Additional Description: This print of a portrait of Katherine Glass Greene by Edward Caledon Bruce hangs at Glen Burnie, her family home in Winchester.
“Katherine Glass Greene (1865-1948) was the oldest daughter of Colonel W. W. Glass and his wife Nannie Rebecca Campbell Wood. Greene, a graduate of Fairfax Hall Academy, studied extensively abroad and at several universities on the East Coast. In 1905, she founded the Fort Loudoun Female Seminary with Miss Laura Gold and served as its president until 1925. A widely respected scholar, Greene was the author of several books and articles relating to early Winchester and Frederick County history as well as a book entitled The Evolution of the Concept of God
in 1934. She was married to H. R. Greene in 1921. She died on May 11, 1948 and is buried with her husband at Mount Hebron Cemetery.” --- from the Handley Regional Library, Winchester Virginia.
Submitted: October 24, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p335057
File Size: 1.018 Megabytes
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