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 Helen Marion <I>Palmer</I> Geisel

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Helen Marion Palmer Geisel

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 23 Oct 1967 (aged 69)
La Jolla, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 172951966 View Source
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Known professionally as Helen Palmer, was an American children's author, editor, and philanthropist. She was married to fellow author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, from 1927 until her death. Her best-known books include Do You Know What I'm Going to Do Next Saturday?, I Was Kissed by a Seal at the Zoo, Why I Built the Boogle House, and A Fish Out of Water.

She killed herself because her husband (the famous author Dr. Seuss) had an affair.


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