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Margaret Sanger
Sanger in 1922
Margaret Higgins

September 14, 1879(1879-09-14)
Corning, New York,
United States
Died September 6, 1966(1966-09-06) (aged 86)
Tucson, Arizona,
United States
Occupation Social reformer, sex educator, nurse
Spouse(s) William Sanger (1902–1921)[1]
James Noah H. Slee (1922–1943)

Margaret Sanger (September 14, 1879–September 6, 1966) born Margaret Hennessy Higgins, was the founder of Planned Parenthood. Her father was Irish. She married twice, first to architect William Sanger,[2] then to J. Noah Slee, a South African born oil tycoon.


  1. Baker, Jean Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion p 126
  2. Baker, pp 33–36
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