|Birth: ||May 23, 1910|
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 1952|
Departement des Alpes-Maritimes
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Died from an embolism following a minor operation.
Parents: Father: Robert Bruce Brown, was Vice President of the American Manufacturing Company. Mother: Maude Johnson Brown, was from Virginia.
Brother, Benjamin Gratz, Jr.
Sister, Roberta Brown Rauch
When Margaret was an adult she had a Kerry Blue Terrier named Crispin's Crispian.
1923: Lausanne, Switzerland,
1926: Dana Hall in Wellesley, Mass.
1928: Entered Hollins College, Virginia
In 1935 she worked at Bank Street Cooperative School for student teachers.
In 1937 her writing career with the publication of "When the Wind Blew."
From 1937 to 1952 She published over 100 picture books for children.
In her will, Margaret requested that her body be cremated and her ashes scattered to the sea at her beloved Only House in Maine. A simple rough stone was to mark the site with the words "Margaret Wise Brown, writer of Songs and Nonsense."
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: Nahm
Record added: Jun 05, 2008
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