Jessie Farrington Short Biography
When Jessie was young she originally lived in New York. As Jessie was growing up in New York, she had to move in with her aunt and her family, due to the Depression. Her aunt was a biology teacher at an all boy’s high school, so she had a stable job, and since Jessie’s aunt was the money maker in the house, Jessie’s mother was a stay at home mom and took care of Jessie and her sister and her cousins. Jessie’s dad was a business man and due to the Depression, he was unable to have a steady and job.
While growing up, Jessie did many things for fun. Jessie played hopscotch, jumped …show more content…
The dude ranch sparked her love for animals, especially horses. Once, on the way to the dude ranch, at the time is was a six hour car ride to get to Vermont from New York, she learned how to read. She was only four at the time and had only just learned the alphabet. Jessie also would go to a Jewish Charity Organization Summer Camp where her mother’s sister worked. It was at the age of seven that she learned how to swim from the head lifeguard during his lunch breaks. This sparked her interest in swimming and later she got certified as a water safety instructor. Her first job was also at this camp, where she was a kitchen