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Jane Cunningham Croly

Born: Dec 19, 1829

Death: Dec 23, 1901

Birthplace: Market Harborough

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Jane Cunningham Croly

Date of Birth : Dec 19, 1829
Date of Death : Dec 23, 1901
Birth Place : Market Harborough

Jane Cunningham Croly was an American author and journalist, better known by her pseudonym, "Jennie June." She was a pioneer author and editor of women's columns in leading newspapers and magazines in New York . She founded the Sorosis club for women in New York in 1868 and in 1889 expanded it nationwide to the General Federation of Women's Clubs. She also founded the Women's Press Club of New York.


  • Writer
  • Journalist

Also known as

  • J. C. Croly


  • David Goodman Croly


  • Herbert Croly
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