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Flanner, Janet

Brenda Wineapple

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Flanner, Janet (13 March 1892–07 November 1978), journalist, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Frank W. Flanner, a funeral director and philanthropist (founder of Flanner House, a settlement house), and Mary Ellen Hockett, a retired teacher and amateur actress. She attended the University of Chicago for two years (1912–1914) without graduating and then married William Lane Rehm in 1918 after a short period working on the ...

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Subjects: Journalism

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