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date: 26 February 2020

Douglas, Emily Taftlocked

(10 April 1899–28 January 1994)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Douglas, Emily Taft (10 April 1899–28 January 1994), congresswoman and social activist, was born Emily Taft in Chicago, the daughter of Lorado Taft, a prominent American sculptor and a professor at the University of Chicago, and Ada Bartlett Taft. Her father was a distant cousin of President ...

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