Tilly Spetgang was born in New York City and became a reporter for various newspapers over her long career in the industry. She was involved heavily in the environmental movement, especially with disseminating information to non-experts about how solar power worked. She was a major figure in the grassroots water conservation movement that led to reduced water usage in toilet mechanisms in the plumbing industry.
- Links to Oral History Sessions:
Spetgang, Tilly Part 1 (January 12, 2012)
Spetgang, Tilly Part 2 (February 20, 2012)