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Jane Addams

Jane AddamsAKA Laura Jane Addams

Born: 6-Sep-1860
Birthplace: Cedarville, IL
Died: 21-May-1935
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, IL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Hull House

Father: John Huy Addams (miller, state senator, d. 1881)
Mother: Sarah Weber (d., at age 2)
Girlfriend: Ellen Gates Starr
Girlfriend: Mary Rozet Smith

    University: AB, Rockford College (1881)
    Medical School: Women's Medical College, Philadelphia (dropped out)

    Nobel Peace Prize 1931 (with Nicholas Murray Butler)
    National Women's Hall of Fame 1973
    Daughters of the American Revolution Expelled
    Fellowship of Reconciliation USA
    Women's International League for Peace and Freedom President (1915)
    English Ancestry
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

Is the subject of books:
American Heroine: The Life and Legend of Jane Addams, 1973, BY: Allen F. Davis

Author of books:
Democracy and Social Ethics (1902)
The Spirit of Youth and City Streets (1909)
Twenty Years at Hull House (1910, memoir)
Peace and Bread in Time of War (1922)


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