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Jane Jacobs

AKA Jane Butzner

Born: 4-May-1916
Birthplace: Scranton, PA
Died: 25-Apr-2006
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada [1]
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Female
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Activist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: The Death and Life of Great American Cities


[1] Toronto Western Hospital.

Father: John Decker Butzner
Mother: Bess Mary Robison
Husband: Robert Hyde Jacobs (architect, m. 27-May-1944, d. 1996, two sons, one daughter)
Son: James Kedzie
Son: Edward Decker ("Ned")
Daughter: Burgin Jacobs

    High School: Central High School, Scranton, PA
    University:
Columbia University

    Architectural Forum Editor
    Energy Probe Research Foundation
    Criminal Mischief (1968)
    Naturalized Canadian Citizen
    Order of Canada 1996

Author of books:
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961)
The Economy of Cities (1969)
The Question of Separatism: Quebec and the Struggle over Separation (1980)
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life (1984)
Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics (1992)
The Nature of Economies (2000)
Dark Age Ahead (2004)


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