Susan Elizabeth Blow


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Susan Blowwas born on 7 June 1843 in St. Louis, Missouri, the oldest child of Henry and Minerva Grimsley Blow, and died on 26 March 1916 in New York City. Her education consisted of quality private tutoring until her teenage years, at which time she was sent to a private girls’ school in New York. She received no formal higher education, but she continued to read important works of philosophy and literature on her own throughout her life, ultimately rising to prominence as the “mother of the kindergarten” in America.


From The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers in Oxford Reference.

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