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Julia Child
Birth: Aug. 15, 1912
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 2004
Montecito
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

Television Personality. Legendary Television Chef. Born in Pasadena, California, and graduated from Smith College in 1934. Served with the Office of Strategic Services in Washington DC, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and China during World War II. After the war accompanied her husband to Paris where he was assigned with the American Embassy and started her culinary career, at the Cordon Bleu. With two French colleagues, Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, wrote "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," which appeared in 1961 which resulted in the PBS television series "The French Chef" and was followed by several other series including her "Master Chef" programs, where she hosted 26 of America's well-known chefs. Published over nine books including "The Way To Cook," "Cooking with Master Chefs" and "In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs." (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John McWilliams (1880 - 1962)
  Julia Carolyn Weston McWilliams (1877 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Paul Child (1902 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Child (1912 - 2004)
  John McWilliams (1914 - 2002)*
  Dorothy D. McWilliams Cousins (1917 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Complications of kidney failure
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Aug 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9311948
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