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Elizabeth Phipps Train

Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: after 1903
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Graham Train and Mary Elizabeth Train
Sister of Hannah Putnam Weld

Occupation: Author
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Elizabeth Phipps Train

TRAIN, Elizabeth Phipps, author, was born in Dorchester, Mass., Sept. 1, 1856; daughter of William Graham and Mary Elizabeth (Phipps) Train; granddaughter of Samuel and Hannah Putnam (Flint) Train and of William and Elizabeth Vinton (Staniford) Phipps. She removed to Roxbury, Mass., where she attended the common schools, 1866-70, and she was a student at Wells college, Aurora, N.Y., 1870-72.

Her early literary work includes the following translations from the French: The Apostate (1889); The Shadow of Roger Laroque (1890); The Court of the Tuileries (1891).

She is also the author of: Dr. La mar (1891); The Autobiography of a Professional Beauty (1895) ; A Social Highwayman (1895); A Marital Liability (1895) ; A Q/ieen of Hearts (1897) ; Madam of the Ivies (1897). She was living in Duxbury, Mass., in 1903.


  1. Lamb's biographical dictionary of the United States, Volume 7 edited by John Howard Brown. Page 370
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Elizabeth Phipps Train's Timeline

September 1, 1856
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Age 46