Rachel Robinson

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American activist; wife of Jackie Robinson

Why Is Rachel Robinson Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Rachel Robinson is an American former professor and registered nurse, as well as the widow of professional baseball player Jackie Robinson. Life and work She was born in New York City and attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she met Robinson in 1941 prior to his leaving UCLA when his baseball eligibility ran out. She graduated from UCLA June 1, 1945, with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Rachel and Robinson married on February 10, 1946, the year before he broke into the big leagues. They had three children: Jackie, Jr. , Sharon , and David .

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