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Fannie <I>Bixby</I> Spencer

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Fannie Bixby Spencer

Birth
Cerritos, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death
31 Mar 1930 (aged 50)
Boyle Heights, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA Add to Map
Plot
Sunnyside Mausoleum
Memorial ID
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Bixby was the daughter of the founder of Long Beach, Jonathan Bixby. She was born at the Rancho Los Cerritos and lived a life of fabulous wealth. She was the first female police officer for the city of Long Beach, and was a well known Socialist, always campaigning for causes dear to her heart.
After graduating from Wellesley College, she worked as a social worker in Boston and San Francisco. She never had children of her own, but adopted and reared five children. She was living on the Bixby Ranch when she died, leaving her husband Carl Spencer, her vast share of the Bixby estate.
Bixby was the daughter of the founder of Long Beach, Jonathan Bixby. She was born at the Rancho Los Cerritos and lived a life of fabulous wealth. She was the first female police officer for the city of Long Beach, and was a well known Socialist, always campaigning for causes dear to her heart.
After graduating from Wellesley College, she worked as a social worker in Boston and San Francisco. She never had children of her own, but adopted and reared five children. She was living on the Bixby Ranch when she died, leaving her husband Carl Spencer, her vast share of the Bixby estate.


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  • Created by: Joe Walker
  • Added: Sep 4, 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21358995/fannie-spencer: accessed ), memorial page for Fannie Bixby Spencer (6 Nov 1879–31 Mar 1930), Find a Grave Memorial ID 21358995, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Joe Walker (contributor 23317045).