LEWIS, KATE PORTER, 1893-1993

Biography:

Playwright; Poet. Born– Greenville, 1894. Parents– Oscar Richardson and Abbie (Flowers) Porter. Married– John C. Lewis, April, 1921 (died 1929).  Children–four.  Education– Birmingham-Southern College, A.B., 1936; University of North Carolina, M. A. in Dramatic Arts, 1939. Four of her plays were Served in the Red Cross and the American Motor Transport Corps in France during World War I; home service secretary, Red Cross, Butler County. Member– Birmingham Poetry Club; Poetry Society of Alabama; Alabama Writers Conclave; Birmingham Writers Club. Died 1993.

Source:

Alabama Folk Plays; files at Birmingham Public Library.

Publication(s):

Alabama Folk Plays. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1943.