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Sophie Towne

Full name

Sophia Ann Whittier Towne

Alternative names

Sophie Town

Presence at Shimer



Seminary period alum

Sophie A. Towne, of Morrison, IL, graduated from the Mount Carroll Seminary in 1862 with the degree of Laureate of Arts. She subsequently worked as a schoolteacher in Chicago, though at the end of her life she was living with family in Topeka, Kansas.



  • Frances Shimer Quarterly 1:3:
    Miss Sophia Towne, of the class of '62, writes a good letter from Topeka, Kansas, paying her subscription, and expresses pleasure in getting news of old friends.

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