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date: 21 October 2019

Husted, Marjorie Childlocked

(1892?–23 December 1986)
  • Mary Anna DuSablon

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Husted, Marjorie Child (1892?–23 December 1986), public relations consultant, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Sampson Reed Child, a lawyer, and Alice Alberta Webber. Her first experience as a businesswoman was at the state fair, where she sold incubators, an exhibit her father acquired from a client in lieu of cash. A fortune-teller told her that she would make money by her own efforts, but she thought the idea crazy since no women she knew did such a thing....

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