Grace Abbott

Grace Abbott bio

Birth Name: Grace Abbott

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: Nebraska

Date Of Birth: November 17, 1878

Date Of Death: June 19, 1939

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Grace Abbott was born on the 17th of November, 1878. She was best known for being a Activist. Remembered for her activist work on behalf of immigrants and children, this American social worker and sociologist of the early 20th century served as Director of the U.S. Children’s Bureau’s Labour Division and, as such, oversaw the implementation of the Keating-Owen Act of 1916.

Grace Abbott was born in Nebraska. She graduated from Grand Island College in the late 1890s and worked as a teacher before earning a graduate degree in social work from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After relocating to Illinois, she obtained an advanced degree in political science from the University of Chicago and later became a professor at the same institution. Her publications include The Child and the State (1938) and The Immigrant and the Community (1917). At the end of her life, she worked for the Social Security Administration, where she helped formulate the Social Security Act.

Grace Abbott was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Grace Abbott was born in 1870s.

Grace Abbott is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Grace Abbott’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Grace Abbott’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Grace Abbott kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Grace Abbott was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Grace Abbott



Zodiac Sign: Grace Abbott was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Grace Abbott was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Grace Abbott had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Grace Abbott’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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