Early Life. Jane Addams, known prominently for her work as a social reformer, pacifist and feminist during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was born Laura Jane Addams on September 6, 1860 Born: Sep 06, 1860. Jun 10, 2019 · Hull House founder and peace activist Jane Addams (1860-1935) was one of the most distinguished of the first generation of college-educated women, Author: History.Com Editors.
Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 28, 1936) was an American settlement activist, reformer, social worker, sociologist, public administrator and author. She was a notable figure in the history of social work and women's suffrage in the United States and an advocate for world peace. She co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement houses.Awards: Nobel Peace Prize (1931). Sep 02, 2019 · Jane Addams, American social reformer and pacifist, cowinner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1931. She is best known as a cofounder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in North America, which was established to aid needy immigrants.