Jane Dickey (1879 - 1974)

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Newark, New Castle County, Delaware

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Merritt Dickey

Merritt Dickey

McNaghten Dickey Family, 1910, England

McNaghten Dickey Family, 1910, England

William Craufuird Dickey I, England

William Craufuird Dickey I, England

Dr. William Craufuird Dickey, England

Dr. William Craufuird Dickey, England

Robert D. Dickey, Ohio, 1958

Robert D. Dickey, Ohio, 1958

Dickey family

Dickey family

Dickey Christmas tree, 1923

Dickey Christmas tree, 1923

Raymond Dickey, Christmas Tree, 1915

Raymond Dickey, Christmas Tree, 1915

Dickey Christmas tree, 1913

Dickey Christmas tree, 1913

Dickey Christmas tree, 1921

Dickey Christmas tree, 1921

Saturah Dickey

Saturah Dickey

Thomas West Dickey

Thomas West Dickey

GORDON DICKEY

GORDON DICKEY

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Bower Girls and their children Merritt Dickey McNaghten Dickey Family, 1910, England William Craufuird Dickey I, England

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1879 - In the year that Jane Dickey was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

1916 - Jane was 37 years old when visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

1933 - When she was 54 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1962 - She was 83 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

1974 - In the year of Jane Dickey's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Jane Dickey died in July 1974 at age 94. No cause of death has been listed for Jane. She was born on July 6, 1879. We are unaware of information about Jane's family. We know that Jane Dickey had been residing in Newark, New Castle County, Delaware.

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