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Age: 84
Rachel Robinson at age 84

Rachel Robinson

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Birthday
19, 1922
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1922 (age 100)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Became famous for marrying legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. She worked for many years as a nurse, eventually becoming the Connecticut Mental Health Center's Director of Nursing. With Lee Daniels, she co-authored the book Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait in 1996.

Before Fame

She met Jackie when both were students at the University of California-Los Angeles.

Trivia

She established the Jackie Robinson Foundation. In July of 2022, she turned 100 years old. 

Family Life

Her nearly three-decade marriage to Jackie Robinson produced three children: Sharon, David, and Jackie, Jr.

Associated With

In 2005, she received a Congressional Gold Medal from President George W. Bush.