Octave Thanet


Octave Thanet Famous memorial

Original Name Alice French
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Jan 1934 (aged 83)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section 13, Lot 40 East 1/2
Memorial ID 7574993 View Source

Author. She was one of the most well-known popular magazine contributors of the 1890's. She sold her first story to Lippincott's magazine in 1878, and was published frequently until 1913. At the height of her popularity, from 1896 to 1900, she published fifty short stories and five books. She also wrote the book "Man of the Hour," which made it to number four on the best seller list in 1905. Her real name was Alice French.

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  • Originally Created by: Dustin Oliver
  • Added: 14 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7574993
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Octave Thanet (19 Mar 1850–9 Jan 1934), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7574993, citing Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .