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Tarbell, Ida Minerva

Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1944 AD
Nationality: American
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1857 – Born in Erie County, Pennsylvania on the 5th of November.

1860 – He grew up in the western portion of the state where new oil fields were developed.

1872 – Her father’s business, and those of many other small businessmen was adversely affected by the South Improvement Company scheme around between the railroads and larger oil interests.

1880 – She majored in biology and graduated from Allegheny College.

1891 – At the age of 34, she moved to Paris to do post-graduate work and write a biography of Madame Roland, the leader of an influential salon during the French Revolution.

1912 – She also wrote several books on the role of women including The Business of Being a Woman.

1915 – Tarbell and most of the rest of the staff left American Magazine.

         – The Ways of Women.

1926 – She published a interview with Benito Mussolini.

1939 – Her last published work was her autobiography, All in the Day’s Work.

1944 – Died of pneumonia on her farm in Connecticut at the age of 86 on the 6th of January.