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Hillman, Alice Louise

(born: 1896  -  died: 1986) Alice L. Hillman was born in Tennessee, according to the 1930 U.S. Federal Census. A school teacher who began teaching when she was 15 years old, she taught in the Bourbon County, KY, schools for 21 years in addition to teaching in Fayette and Madison Counties, KY, and Columbia, TN.

Hillman had also been an active member of the Kentucky Association of Colored Women's Clubs, having served as president, vice president, and secretary-treasurer of the scholarship fund. She also served as president of the Phillis Wheatley Charity Club, located in Paris, KY.

Hillman's birth year is given as 1896 in the Social Security Death Index. She was the wife of grocery store owner Robert Hillman (1882-1967), who was born in KY. The couple lived on Mt. Sterling Road in Little Rock, KY.

For more see J. Hewlett, "Teacher, civic leader Alice Hillman dies, Lexington Herald-Leader, Obituaries section, p.  D11.

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