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Sanger in 1922
September 14, 1879
Corning, New York,
|Died||September 6, 1966
|Occupation||Social reformer, sex educator, nurse|
|Spouse(s)||William Sanger (1902–1921)
James Noah H. Slee (1922–1943)
Margaret Sanger (September 14, 1879–September 6, 1966) born Margaret Hennessy Higgins, was the founder of Planned Parenthood. She was a leading birth control activist, feminist and nurse. Her father was Irish. She helped finance biologist Gregory Pincus's creation of the birth control pill. She married twice, first to architect William Sanger, then to J. Noah Slee, a South African born oil tycoon.
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W. E. B. Du Bois served on the board of Sanger's Harlem clinic
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