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date: 20 October 2019

Brunswick, Ruth Jane Macklocked

(17 February 1897–24 January 1946)
  • Paul Roazen

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Brunswick, Ruth Jane Mack (17 February 1897–24 January 1946), psychoanalyst, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Julian Mack, a judge and prominent Jewish philanthropist, and Jessie Fox. Julian Mack helped found the Harvard Law Review and later served as a Harvard overseer. Ruth Mack attended Radcliffe College during World War I and graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1922. In 1917 she had married Herrman Blumgart, who later pursued an extraordinarily successful medical career in Boston as an expert in heart disease; his brother Leonard had gone to Vienna for a short analysis with Sigmund Freud after the end of World War I....

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