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date: 21 October 2019

McKinnon, Edna Bertha Rankinlocked

(21 October 1893–05 April 1978)
  • Patricia Miller King

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McKinnon, Edna Bertha Rankin (21 October 1893–05 April 1978), birth control reformer, was born in Missoula, Montana, the daughter of John Rankin, a builder and rancher, and Olive Pickering, a teacher. Edna Rankin entered Wellesley College in 1912 but left in 1914 to enroll at the University of Wisconsin. Two years later, she left school again to work on the successful congressional campaign of her sister, ...

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