Katherine Endicott

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Katherine Endicott (circa 1882-March 25, 1967[1][2]) was a wealthy spinster, best remembered today for giving the Endicott Estate to the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Louise Clapp Colburn and was adopted by her stepfather, Henry Bradford Endicott.[3][4]

She was frequently in the society page of the newspaper for her social and charitable activities.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13] She was a client of Valentina,[14] and named one of the best dressed women in America[15] and the best dressed in Boston.[1][16] Towards the end of her life she lived on the Estate with a staff of 12.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gift of $600,000 Estate Flusters Dedham". Boston Globe. April 1, 1967. p. 4. 
  2. ^ "About The Estate". The Endicott Estate. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Martin, Paul (October 31, 2011). "The Endicott Estate: A Gem in Dedham's Rich History". Patch.com. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Shoe and Leather Reporter". 137. Shoe and Leather Reporter Company. 1920: 50–52. Retrieved April 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Other 48 -- No Title". Daily Boston Globe. December 10, 1933. p. B11. 
  6. ^ "Marriage Announcement 3 -- No Title". Boston Daily Globe. June 30, 1920. p. 3. 
  7. ^ "TABLE GOSSIP 8". Boston Daily Globe. September 6, 1925. p. 38. 
  8. ^ "Red Cross Exceeds $34,756 Total Here". Boston Daily Globe. November 17, 1927. p. 11. 
  9. ^ "GOING AND COMING". Daily Boston Globe. July 10, 1932. p. A51. 
  10. ^ "All Year North Shore Homes". Daily Boston Globe. December 10, 1933. p. B11. 
  11. ^ "Holiday Travelers in New York for Weekend". Daily Boston Globe. December 17, 1939. p. C46. 
  12. ^ "Box Holders Announced for Three-Day Horse Show in Cohasset, Aug. 22, 23, 24". Daily Boston Globe. August 17, 1941. p. B43. 
  13. ^ "Yarn Now Available". Fitchburg Sentinel. November 24, 1917. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  14. ^ Giles, Nell (April 13, 1947). "Clothes Your Best Pal on First Introduction: Nell Giles Tells You What to Wear This Year and Why It Is Important That You Wear Them". Daily Boston Globe. p. C1. 
  15. ^ "Ex-Fashion Magazine Editor Tops 10 Best Dressed Women". The Austin American. December 27, 1948. p. 2. Retrieved May 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  16. ^ "Just a Farmer". Linton Daily Citizen. Linton, Indiana. January 10, 1949. p. 2. Retrieved May 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read