Ester Helen <I>Patges</I> Dreiser

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Ester Helen Patges Dreiser

Death 22 Sep 1955 (aged 61)
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 11798795 · View Source
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Helen Richardson was the cousin of Theodore Dreiser, and from 1919 until they married in 1944, his mistress. Helen wished for a movie career, but after only a few movies (one with Mabel Normand) gave it up to be with Theodore in New York. After his first wife died in 1942, she married him. After his death in 1945, she wrote her biography, "My Life with Dreiser."

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  • Created by: David Zipperer
  • Added: 22 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11798795
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ester Helen Patges Dreiser (2 May 1894–22 Sep 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11798795, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by David Zipperer (contributor 46568950) .