Elizabeth Phillips

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Elizabeth Phillips

An American socialist and game designer, also known as Lizzie Magie. She is best known for her invention of The Landlord's Game, a board game that was the precursor to Monopoly. She created it around 1903 to demonstrate what she thought of as the abuses created by the capitalist system. Phillips lived from 1866 to 1848.
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CYNTHIA PHILLIPS, ELIZABETH ASKHAM AND FAMILIES (By email)
Honorable Mention: Douglas Anderson, Samantha Bedard, Kaitlyn Chenevert, Erik Christensen, Kelly Hall, Jacob Hamelin, Anthony Hillier, Casey Hoffman, Louis Lotfy, Ashley Morse, Timothy Phillips, Elizabeth Stefanilo, Jake Storey, Scott Vogel and Corey Watson.
The July 14, 2013 graduates include : Robert Carpino, Adriana Cordis, Michelle Crawford, Robert Epstein, John Gonzales, Lynn Gonzalez, Kristin Joos, Steve Kirn, Michael Malmfeldt, Adam Munson, Cynthia Phillips, Elizabeth Pierce, David Rands, Sandria Stephenson, Ramesh Thakur, Amanda Vincent, and Minavia Williams.