Pinkham, Lydia

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Name
Pinkham, Lydia Gender: F
born on 9 February 1819 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Lynn MA, USA, 42n28, 70w57
Timezone LMT m70w57 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 19°57' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 11°16 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 15°59'



Biography

American entrepreneur, one of the U.S. first greatest businesswomen with marketing her "Lydia Pinkham Elixir" which was said to cure everything from baldness to insanity. She spent millions in marketing alone, one of the first entrepreneurs to understand the value of advertising. An accomplished herbalist, she sincerely believed her cure to be a boon to mankind.

She died 3/17/1883.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

LMR quotes Robert C. Washburn, "The Life and Times of Lydia E. Pinkham," 1931, p.7, "as night was yeilding to the morning."

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Alternative methods (Herbalist)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy

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