Lala Phillippi*

Lala Phillippi*

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Lala  Phillippi*

The late Lala (Tull) Phillippi, b ed and m ed, was born June 4, 1916, in Conway Springs, Kan. She was the daughter of Thomas Eldon and Daphna River (Chapman) Tull. She graduated from high school in Viola, Kan. and attended Southwestern Methodist College. She received her Bachelor of Education and Master of Education degrees from Washburn University. Phillippi taught school in Conway Springs, Oxford, Anthony and at various Topeka Unified School District 501 schools, including Randolph Elementary, Avondale West, McClure and Maude Bishop from 1953 until retiring in 1984. She married James E. Phillippi on June 6, 1941. He died Sept. 22, 1984. She died November 14, 2002.