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Is Rachel Robinson Jackie Robinson's wife still alive?

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Rachel Robinson. Rachel Robinson (born Rachel Annetta Isum July 19, 1922) is a former nurse, educator, activist, and the widow of baseball player Jackie Robinson. Robinson was born in Los Angeles, California on July 19, 1922. Jackie Robinson died in 1972.

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Keeping this in consideration, is Jackie Robinson's wife still alive?

Rachel and Jackie Robinson were married from 1946 until 1972, when Jackie died at the age of 53. Rachel is now 90, and she still comes to work a couple of days a week at the Jackie Robinson Foundation, which she started 40 years ago. He is 31 and was born a decade after Jackie's death.

One may also ask, how old is Rachel Robinson now? 97 years (July 19, 1922)

Also to know is, who is Jackie Robinson's wife?

Rachel Robinson m. 1946–1972

How did Jackie Robinson meet Rachel ISUM?

Rachel Isum met Jackie Robinson at UCLA when she was a freshman and he was a senior. Jackie was a four-letter athlete and “a big man on campus,” as she described him. They married five years later on Feb. Rachel knew she and Jackie could not react to every racial epithet hurled their way.

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