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Katherine Mackay Low

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Katherine Mackay Low

Person  Female  Born 9/7/1855  Died 2/1/1923

Categories: Philanthropy

Countries: USA

Philanthropist. Born in Georgia, USA to British parents. After her mother's death, the family moved to Britain. In Battersea, which at the time was a deprived area of London, she devoted herself to the care of the less fortunate. From UCL: she was "a leading light in the United Girls’ School Settlement Mission at Camberwell". After her death, her friends created the Katherine Low Settlement as a memorial to her, in order to continue the kind of service which she had started.

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