Alexander, Agnes B(aldwin) 1875-1971
ALEXANDER, Agnes B(aldwin) 1875-1971
PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1875, in Honolulu, HI; died January 1, 1971, in Honolulu, HI; daughter of William DeWitt (a missionary) and Abigail Charlotte (a missionary) Alexander. Education: Attended University of California—Berkeley and Oberlin College. Religion: Baha'i.
CAREER: Baha'i missionary in Hawaii, 1901-13, and in Japan, Korea, and China for twenty-three years; member of Baha'i Auxiliary Board for Asia, 1954; named Hand of the Cause, 1956; Baha'is of the Hawaiian Islands, representative of Universal House of Justice at National Spiritual Assembly, 1964. Also worked as a schoolteacher.
(With Jessie C. Turner) How to Use Hawaiian Fruits, Hawaiian Gazette Co. (Honolulu, HI), 1910.
(With Jessie C. Turner) How to Use Hawaiian Fruit and Food Products, Paradise-Pacific Print (Honolulu, HI), 1912.
History of the Baha'i Faith in Japan, 1914-1938, 1939, reprinted, Baha'i Publishing Trust Japan (Japan), 1977.
Forty Years of the Baha'i Cause in Hawaii, 1902-1942, 1942, revised edition, National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the Hawaiian Islands (Honolulu, HI), 1974.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Baha'i World, 1975, Elena Maria Marsella, "Agnes Baldwin Alexander: 1875-1971," pp. 423-430.*