Janet Haldane Coleman Kimbrough (1902-1992)

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Janet Kimborough (left) and Alice Person, 1919 (Special Collections Resource Center University Archives Photograph Collection

Dr. Janet Coleman Kimbrough was born February 21, 1902 as the daughter of Mary Haldane Begg Coleman (1875-1967) and George Preston Coleman,[1] mayor of Williamsburg. George P. Coleman was a direct descendant of St. George Tucker of Williamsburg, Virginia. She was also the granddaughter of Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman. She married Raymond Kimbrough (1899-1993) in 1929 (divorced 1949); they had a daughter, Cynthia Barlowe.[2]

Dr. Kimbrough was a member of the first class of women at the College of William and Mary entering in 1918 and graduating in 1921. She graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in the early 1920s. she went to medical school, returning to Williamsburg as an active member of the community and supporter of the College of William and Mary.

Janet Kimborough with her granddaughter Doris Kimborough (Special Collections Resource Center Faculty Alumni File

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References

  1. Ron Stewart, U. S. Find A Grave Index 1600s-Current, "Janet Haldane Coleman Kimbrough " (1902-1992), Memorial #35699507 , record added April 9, 2009, accessed through Ancestry.com December 18, 2008, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/35699507#source
  2. Ancestry.com. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

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