Shirley Ardell Mason

Shirley Ardell Mason

Birth
Dodge Center, Dodge County, Minnesota, USA
Death 26 Feb 1998 (aged 75)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 6890458 · View Source
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Folk Figure. Her true identity largely unknown in life, after her death it was determined that Shirley Mason was the real name of 'Sybil Isabel Dorsett', who had sixteen separate personalities. The story of Sybil's life and treatment was published in a book and made into a movie in the 1970's. She remains one of the most famous multiple personalities, and has been called "the most famous psychiatric patient in history."


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Eliara
  • Added: 29 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6890458
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Ardell Mason (25 Jan 1923–26 Feb 1998), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6890458, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.