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Richard Tupper Atwater
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1892
Death: Aug. 21, 1948

Journalist and author. Richard Tupper Atwater was a journalist for several Chicago newspapers. In 1932, after watching a documentary about Richard Byrd's Antarctic expedition, he began writing a children's book, "Mr. Popper's Penguins." In 1934, Atwater suffered a stroke, and his wife, Florence continued working on the book. "Mr. Popper's Penguins" was published in 1938 and was awarded a Newbery Medal in 1939. 

Wood National Cemetery
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: 14, 0, 580
Maintained by: Robert Patterson
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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