History of Ellis Reynolds Shipp, Utah
Taken from the Utah History Encyclopedia. (Links Added)

Beyond her medical career, she remained an active and devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving on the general boards of the Relief Society and the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association. In public life, she was president of the Utah Women's Press Club and a delegate to the National Council of Women. She also wrote poetry. She died in Salt Lake City on 31 January 1939 at the age of ninety-two.

See: Gail Farr Casterline, "Ellis R. Shipp," in Vicky Burgess-Olsen, Sister Saints (1978); Leonard J. Arrington and Susan Arrington Madsen, Sunbonnet Sisters: True Stories of Mormon Women and Frontier Life (1984); and Ellis Reynolds Shipp, While Others Slept: Autobiography and Journal of Ellis Reynolds Shipp, M.D. (1985).

Karen Kay Jaworski

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