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Grace Abbott
Birth: Nov. 17, 1878
Grand Island
Hall County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1939
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Social Reformer. The sister of fellow reformer Edith Abbott, she fought for the rights of the poor and the immigrants. She worked for the Children's Bureau, taught at the University of Chicago, and authored the work "Child And The State." 
 
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 Parents:
  Othman Ali Abbott (1842 - 1935)
  Elizabeth M. Griffin Abbott (1844 - 1941)
 
 Siblings:
  Othman Ali Abbott (1874 - 1954)*
  Edith Abbott (1876 - 1957)*
  Grace Abbott (1878 - 1939)
  Arthur Griffin Abbott (1880 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grand Island Cemetery
Grand Island
Hall County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: GAR Section, Lot 52
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6600422
Grace Abbott
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Grace Abbott
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- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
Nebraska State Historical Society remembered you today, the 75th Anniversary of your death. Thank you for all your special work.
- Cindy Brekke
 Added: Jun. 19, 2014

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 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
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