Title: 1860 Census for Adair Co., Kentucky
Title: 1870 Census for Oldham Co., Kentucky
Title: Find A Grave - Cemetery Records and Online Memorials - Leila Sarah McKee Welsh
Title: Joseph S.Nelson, 7320-156 St., Edmonton, Alberta T5R 1X3 Canada
Title: 1880 Census for Boyle Co., Kentucky
Title: 1920 Census for Jackson Co., Missouri
Title: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death - James B. Welsh
Title: Missouri State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death - Leila McKee Welsh
Title: 1910 Census for Jackson Co., Missouri
Title: Leila S. McKee in the Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1852-1914
Note: The 1910 federal census for Jackson Co., Missouri shows that she did not have any children.
MRS. LEILA WELSH DIES A HEART AILMENT FATAL TO WIDOW OF REALTOR For Sixteen Years, Until Her Marriage in 1904, She Was President of Western College, Oxford, O. Mrs. Leila Welsh, widow of James B. Welsh, died early today at her home at 233 West Fifty-third street terrace of heart disease. Mr. Welsh, who died in October, 1926, was a prominent real estate man. She had lived in Kansas City since 1904. Mrs. Welsh served as president of Western college at Oxford, O., from 1888 to 1904. She leaves two sons, McKee Welsh, 4631 Madison street, and George Winston Welsh, Lees Summit; two brothers, Dr. J. L. McKee, 3710 Walnut street, and Dr. Samuel L. McKee, Versailles, Mo. DAUGHTER OF COLLEGE EXECUTIVE Mrs. Welsh was born in Columbia, Ky. Her father, a widely known minister of the Presbyterian church, was the Rev. John Lapsley McKee, for twenty-five years vice-president and a professor at Centre college, Danville, Ky. Although he was at times acting president of the college, he never would accept the title of president because of his interest in the ministry. After she was graduated from Caldwell college, Danville, now the Kentucky College for Women, Mrs. Welsh attended Western College for Women, Oxford, O., where many years later she was given her degree of doctor of laws. She had a master of arts degree from Centre college, where she had been allowed to attend the college for men for two years. She was one of the two women graduates from that college. She also was graduated from Wellesley college. She began teaching at the Western Female seminary and later was president of that school sixteen years, during which time the school grew to a fully accredited 4-year college. Soon after she became president there Centre college conferred on her the degree of doctor of philosophy. LEADER IN WOMEN'S WORK She resigned there when she was married to Mr. Welsh and came to Kansas City in 1904. Well known as a lecturer on women's work and education, Mrs. Welsh was not only a leader, but an effective creator of new standards in the transitional stage of higher education for women. In Kansas City Mrs. Welsh continued her interests in religious and educational activities. She was for many years a member of the board of directors of the Young Women's Christian association and a life member of the organization. She was a charter member of the Council of Churches, a charter member of the board of Christian education of the Presbyterian church, U. S. A., a trustee of Western college, a member of the board of weekday church schools, a member of the Second Presbyterian church, the Woman's City club, the Wellesley College club, the Kentucky College club, the Western College club and the American Association of University Women. Funeral services will be held (remainder of article missing) Residence: 233 West 53rd St. Terrace, Kansas City, Kaw Township, Jackson Co., Missouri
McKee Welsh, 4631 Madison, Kansas City, Missouri, was the informant for her death certificate.
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