Kathryn Lufkin Alcorn

Kathryn Lufkin Alcorn's headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

March is Women’s History Month. In March, 2016 we wish to celebrate the life of one of our own—Kathryn Lufkin Alcorn—who was part of an historic change to the U.S.…

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Col. Frank McAnally Wallace

Black and white photo of Col. Frank McAnally Wallace in uniform

Frank Wallace had Irish roots, but his parents and his maternal grandfather were all born and lived their lives in the Irish communities of South Philadelphia. Frank was born in…

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William J. Graham

William J. Graham in uniform

William James Graham was born on November 30, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to William and Margaret (McAvoy) Graham. He was the youngest of six siblings (two boys and four girls). …

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Adolph L. Lowe

Adolph Lowe, Civil War and WWI Veteran

Adolph Lowe was born to William and Caroline Lowe in August of 1840 in Prussia. In March of 1861, at age 20, Adolph enlisted in the US Navy and was…

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