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Voices of Florida Women

Jean Bales Milanich

Avon manager
Jean Bales Milanich

A native of Ohio, Jean Milanich (1918–2005), moved to Florida in 1947. In the mid-1950s, she went to work for Avon Products, Inc., selling cosmetics in and around Lockhart in Orange County. Several years later she became a manager for the company, and retired in the late 1970s.