Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn Photo

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn

Born: Feb 2, 1878

Death: Mar 17, 1951

Birthplace: Buffalo

Profession: Social activist

Nationality: United States

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn

Date of Birth : Feb 2, 1878
Date of Death : Mar 17, 1951
Birth Place : Buffalo

Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as president of the Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association before joining the National Woman's Party. Alongside Margaret Sanger, Hepburn co-founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She was the mother of Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn.


  • Social activist

Also known as

  • Katharine Houghton Hepburn
  • Katharine Martha Houghton
  • Katharine Houghton


  • Alfred Augustus Houghton
  • Caroline Garlinghouse


  • Thomas Hepburn


  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Margaret Hepburn
  • Marion Grant
  • Richard Hepburn
  • Robert Hepburn
  • Tom Hepburn
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