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date: 17 May 2021

Rindlaub, Jean Wadelocked

(9 Feb. 1904–19 Dec. 1991)
  • Ellen Wayland-Smith

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Rindlaub, Jean Wade (9 Feb. 1904–19 Dec. 1991), advertising executive, was born Helen Jean Wade in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the eldest daughter of Robert Mifflin Wade and Lola Heller Hess Wade. She had one sister, Mary Emily Wade. Her father and his brothers owned and operated the Pennsylvania Business and Shorthand College in Lancaster. Homeschooled by her father, by the time she was eleven Jean had earned an award from the Remington Typewriter Company for typing fifty words a minute; at fourteen, she became the youngest student ever to earn a certificate of efficiency from the Gregg Shorthand Company. In ...

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