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Gibson, Mary Simonslocked

(1855?–11 September 1930)
  • Judith Rosenberg Raftery

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Gibson, Mary Simons (1855?–11 September 1930), reformer and California state commissioner, was born in the Santa Clara valley, California, the daughter of Solon Simons, a commercial merchant from Maine, and Aurilla K. (maiden name unknown). She was educated in the county public schools and taught school there before moving to Los Angeles in 1878....

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