People of Brookline

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Katherine Dana, 1882
1873 - 1950; married, 1897, William Howard White; parents: Henry Fuller Dana, Mary Heath Howe; lived on Warren St. by Clyde St.

Katherine was the last of four children and was born 10 years after the previous child. Her father died when she was one year old and is buried in the Walnut St. Cemetery. The family lived with her maternal grandmother on a large estate on Warren St. by Clyde St. Her husband was a VP of Brookline Savings Bank and a member of the Brookline school committee. Her son, Robert, was a famed pioneering psychologist who taught for years at Harvard. Her older sisters, Grace and Mary are also featured in our tintype collection.