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Marie Daly

Marie Daly was born on April 16, 1921, in Queens, New York. She was raised in an education-oriented family that believed strongly in the power of education. Her father, Ivan C. Daly, had emigrated from the West Indies as a young man and enrolled at Cornell University to study chemistry. A lack of money blocked his path, however, and he was forced to quit college and returned to New York City where he found work as a postal clerk. Her […]

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