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Otto Emil Plath
Birth: Apr. 13, 1885
Grabow
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: Nov. 5, 1940
Winthrop
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Author, Scientist, Folk Figure. Otto Plath was the father of poet Sylvia Plath, and the subject of one of her most famous poems, "Daddy." He died when Sylvia was eight of complications from diabetes. Thinking his symptoms indicated cancer, Otto neglected to treat his diabetes until it was too late. He taught zoology and German at Boston University, and was a noted expert on bees; he wrote the 1934 book "Bumblebees and Their Ways." (bio by: Jennifer M.) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Aurelia Frances Schober Plath (1906 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winthrop Cemetery
Winthrop
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jennifer M.
Record added: Aug 01, 2007
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Otto Emil Plath
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