Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
ST. GEORGE, Katharine Price Collier (1894-1983)

ST. GEORGE, KATHARINE PRICE COLLIER, A Representative from New York; born Katharine Delano Price Collier, July 12, 1894, in Bridgnorth, England; at the age of two came to United States with her parents, who had been living abroad, and resided in Tuxedo, Orange County, N.Y.; attended private schools; at the age of eleven returned to Europe and was educated in England, France, and Germany; returned to Tuxedo, N.Y., in 1914; member of the town board of Tuxedo Park 1926-1949; member, treasurer, vice chair, and chair of the Orange County Republican committee, 1942-1948; delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1944; member of the Tuxedo Park Board of Education, 1926-1946, serving as president, 1930-1946; elected as a Republican to the Eightieth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1947-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-ninth Congress in 1964; chair, Tuxedo town committee; died on May 2, 1983, in Tuxedo Park, N.Y.; interment in St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo Church Cemetery.

Cornell University
Carl A. Kroch Library
Ithaca, NY
Papers: 1939-1964. 84 feet.
Correspondence, speeches, reports, memoranda, itineraries, press releases, campaign files, newsletters, guestbooks, clippings, scrapbooks, records and tape recordings, films, and photographs, chiefly from her service in the Congress. Topics covered include appropriations, agriculture, alien property, civil rights, conservation, flood control, foreign affairs and aid, space program, health insurance, public housing, poverty, veterans' benefits, immigration claims, service academy appointments, post offices, Equal Rights Amendment, Republican Party matters. Finding aid in repository. Restricted.

Oral History May 10, 1979. 54 pages.
Restricted. Permission to quote from transcript or reproduce portions of tape required from Association of Former Members of Congress.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Oral History Transcript in the Oral History Collection of the Association of Former Members of Congress
Restricted. Sound recording in the Library's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

  • "Katharine St. George" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.