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Monday, March 27, 2017

France 2017 - Anne Morgan



COUNTRY: FRANCE
ISSUE DATE: 27 February 2017
CIRCULATION: 900 000
STAMP SIZE:30 x 40.85 mm
STAMP DESIGN:
Claude Jumelet






Anne Tracy Morgan was an American philanthropist who provided relief efforts in aid to France during and after World War I and World War II. Morgan was educated privately, traveled frequently and grew up amongst the wealth her father had amassed. She was awarded a medal from the National Institute of Social Science in 1915, the same year she published the story The American Girl. In 1932 she became the first American woman appointed a commander of the French Legion of Honor.




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