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People from Steuben County, New York: Thomas J. Watson, Margaret Sanger, Duane Eddy, Eric Massa, Richard Enright, Bill Pullman

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156564127
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Thomas J. Watson, Margaret Sanger, Duane Eddy, Eric Massa, Richard Enright, Bill Pullman, Henry H.MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Thomas J. Watson, Margaret Sanger, Duane Eddy, Eric Massa, Richard Enright, Bill Pullman, Henry H. Spalding, Deacon White, Tom Reed, Bob Higgins, Lemuel Mathewson, Alanson B. Houghton, John Tillman, Dale Peterson, Robert D. Holmes, Amo Houghton, Francis Kernan, William B. Rochester, Ernest E. Cole, Francis Joseph Green, James Tyler Kent, Samuel Hallett, Domenick L. Gabrielli, Edmund C. Briggs, Edward Bennett Rosa, Robert B. Van Valkenburg, Bill Smith, Ira Davenport, Mike Waufle, Mark Ryckman, Silas Wheeler, George C. Pratt, Ben F. Wilson, Elmer White, Bob Wylie, James A. Parsons, Robert Campbell, Frank Campbell, John Magee, David Rumsey, Stephen T. Hayt, William Spring Hubbell, Bill Dugan, William Woods, Bob Argus. Excerpt: Margaret Higgins Sanger Slee (September 14, 1879 - September 6, 1966) was an American sex educator, nurse, birth control activist and the founder of the American Birth Control League. Margaret Higgins was born in Corning, New York. Her mother, Anne Purcell Higgins, was a devout Catholic who went through 18 pregnancies (with 11 live births) before dying of tuberculosis and cervical cancer. Margarets father, Michael Hennessy Higgins, was an atheist who earned his living chiseling angels and saints out of huge blocks of white marble or gray granite for tombstones, and was also an activist for womens suffrage and free public education. Margaret was the sixth of eleven children and spent much of her youth assisting in household chores and care of her younger siblings. Margaret attended Claverack College, a boarding school in Claverack, New York for two years, and her sisters paid her tuition. She returned home in 1896 following her fathers request to come home to nurse her mother, who died 31 March 1896. Toward the end of the century the mother of one of her Claverack friends arranged for her to ...