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Williams, Jane Simpson

(born: 1889  -  died: 1971) Jane Simpson Williams was the librarian at the National Republican Headquarters in Washington, D.C. when she died, according to author Alice Dunnigan. Williams was born in Louisville, KY, the daughter of James Edward and Lida Simpson. For more about the family see "James Edward Simpson" in The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians by A. A. Dunnigan.

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NKAA Entry: Dunnigan, Alice A.
NKAA Source: Fascinating story of Black Kentuckians : their heritage and traditions

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NKAA Entry:  Simpson, James Edward

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“Williams, Jane Simpson,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 7, 2020,

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