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Crosby, Caresselocked

(20 April 1892–24 January 1970)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Crosby, Caresse (20 April 1892–24 January 1970), inventor, writer, and publisher, was born Mary Phelps Jacob in New York City, the daughter of William Jacob and Mary Phelps Jacob. William Jacob, who was independently wealthy, dabbled in business, and the family led a comfortable existence on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue....

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