Ida Tarbell Rank
About Ida Tarbell
America’s first great woman journalist, Ida Tarbell carved out a solid reputation for herself in the then-male-dominated field and paved the way for many women who aspired to work in journalism.
She was well recognized for her groundbreaking investigative work that contributed to the demise of the Standard Oil monopoly. She was a member of muckrakers, a group of re-formed writers and journalists, whose main goal was to expose wrongdoing and corruption in well-established institutions.
She was also known as a prodigious historian, author, and educator with a unique ability to explain her writing and story-telling in a straightforward manner. Few of her numerous successful books include "The Business of Being a Woman", "In Lincoln's Chair", and "A Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte".
She was born to Franklin Summer Tarbell and Esther Ann Tarbell.
She had three siblings namely Franklin Sumner Tarbell, Jr., Sarah Tarbell, and Will Tarbell.
This female journalist was educated at Titusville Area High School and Allegheny College.
She was the co-founder of the American Magazine in 1906.
She was inducted into the National Women Hall of Fame.
Her life came to an end because of complications of pneumonia.
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Famous quotes by Ida Tarbell
Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible.Ida Tarbell
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.Ida Tarbell
F.A.Q. about Ida Tarbell
When is her birthday?
Ida Tarbell's birthday is on November 5, 1857.
In how many days is her birthday?
Ida's birthday is in 164 days
How old was Ida when she died?
She was 86 years old.
When did she die?
She died in January 6, 1944.
How old would she be today?
Ida Tarbell would be 164 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Ida from?
She was born in Hatch Hollow, Amity Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, U.S..
Ida Tarbell's Popularity
Ida Tarbell was a famous American journalist, who was born on November 5, 1857. As a person born on this date, Ida Tarbell is listed in our database as the 38th most popular celebrity for the day (November 5) and the 6th most popular for the year (1857).
People born on November 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Ida Tarbell is the 1388th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Ida Tarbell's birthday, Ida Tarbell is the 10304th most famous American.
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