Jean Webster is an American writer and author of numerous books including Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy. Her most popular books feature lively, likeable heroines who are intellectually, morally, and socially mature, yet have enough humor, nimble dialogue, and social commentary for a smooth assembly to make her book acceptable and interesting to contemporary readers.
|Born||Alice Jane Chandler Webster, July 24, 1876, Fredonia, New York|
|Died||11, 1916, New York City|
|Pen name||Jean Webster|
|Occupation||novelist and playwright|
|IMDb||Jean Webster's IMDb|
American fiction writer whose best-known works include Dear Enemy (1915) and Daddy-Long-Legs (1912). Her literary works feature young female protagonists.
She studied English and economics at Vassar College. She published her first novel, When Patty Went to College, in 1903.
She was born Alice Jane Chandler Webster; Jean Webster was her pen name.
She married attorney Glenn Ford McKinney in 1915. The following year, she died while giving birth to her daughter.
She was visited by Theodore Roosevelt, one of her biggest admirers, while she was on her honeymoon.
- Alumni of the State University of New York at Fredonia
- Americans overseas in Italy
- Alumni of Vassar College
Latest information about Jean Webster updated on June 14 2021.