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Grace Abbott

Grace AbbottBorn: 17-Nov-1878
Birthplace: Grand Island, NE
Died: 19-Jun-1939
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Multiple myeloma
Remains: Buried, Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, NE

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Advocate against child labor

Head of the US Children's Bureau (1921-34), in the Department of Labor.

Father: (involved in state politics)

    University: Grand Island College (1989)
    Teacher: Grand Island High School, Grand Island, NE (1899-1907)
    University: University of Nebraska at Lincoln
    University: PhM Political Science, University of Chicago (1909)
    Professor: Professor of Public Welfare, University of Chicago (1934-39)

Author of books:
The Immigrant and the Community (1917)
The Child and the State (1938)
From Relief to Social Security (1941)



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