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Jessie Phipps
Date: 1855 - 1934
Remarks: Jessie Butler Duncan was the daughter of William Butler Duncan (1830-1912), president of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. Miss Duncan married William Wilton Phipps (d.1911), a prosperous London merchant. The couple had four children. Mrs. Phipps lived in London and was the first woman chairman of the Education Commitee of the London County Council, which she served from 1903 to 1933. She was also an alderman of the London County Council.