DE COTTES, NINA BROWNE, 1858-1936

Biography:

Editor, writer. Born– February 23, 1858, Montevallo. Parents– William Phineas and Margaret Elizabeth Warwick (Stevens) Browne. Married– John MacMurphy de Cottes, February 8, 1877. Education– Attended Ursuline Convent in Tuscaloosa; graduated from Saybrook Hall, Montreal, Canada. First woman to work for the Montgomery Advertiser; women’s editor of Advertiser, 1890-1908. Founded the Social World in 1890 and published it for many years.  Died July 10, 1936.

Source:

Owen’s The Story of Alabama, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

A Social Directory of Montgomery, Alabama, 1900-1901. S.l.; s.n., 1900.