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Jean Webster

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Birthday ***, 1876
Place of Birth Fredonia, New York
Death day June 11, 1916 (39 years old)
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Jean Webster

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
Nationality American
Period 1899–1916
Genre Fiction
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About Jean Webster

American fiction writer whose best-known works include Dear Enemy (1915) and Daddy-Long-Legs (1912). Her literary works feature young female protagonists.

Jean Webster before fame

She studied English and economics at Vassar College. She published her first novel, When Patty Went to College, in 1903.

Achievement of Jean Webster

She was born Alice Jane Chandler Webster; Jean Webster was her pen name.

Jean Webster family life

She married attorney Glenn Ford McKinney in 1915. The following year, she died while giving birth to her daughter.

Associations of Jean Webster

She was visited by Theodore Roosevelt, one of her biggest admirers, while she was on her honeymoon.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Jean Webster

  • 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.