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The Religious Affiliation of Developer of Birth Control Pill
Gregory Pincus

Gregory Pincus: "Pincus was the son of Joseph William and Elizabeth Florence (nee Lipman) Pincus. He was born on April 9, 1903, in Woodbine, New Jersey. His father was a teacher, the editor of the Jewish Farmer and an agricultural consultant. Pincus' father was also a leader in a community of Russian Jews who hoped to turn refugees from the czar's pogroms into American farmers in the late 19th century." [Online source: Florida Atlantic University Libraries: Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America: Dr. Gregory Goodwin Pincus: Father of 'The Pill'.]

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