Edith "Edie" Windsor

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Edith Windsor (Schlain)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 12, 2017 (88)
New York, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James (Jankel) Davidoff Schlain and Celia B. Schlain
Wife of Dr. Thea Spyer and Private
Ex-wife of Private
Sister of Delphina "Dolly" Rieder and Edmond Morton Schlain

Occupation: Mathematician, programmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Edith "Edie" Windsor

Edith "Edie" Windsor was an American lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights activist and a former technology manager at IBM. She was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court of the United States case United States v. Windsor, which successfully overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and was considered a landmark legal victory for the same-sex marriage movement in the United States.

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Edith "Edie" Windsor's Timeline

1929
June 20, 1929
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
2017
September 12, 2017
Age 88
New York, New York, United States