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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Janet Ayer Fairbank  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1878 in Chicago, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Janet Ayer was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was elder sister to author Margaret Ayer Barnes.

Biographical and Professional Information

Janet attended private schools before enrolling at the University of Chicago. Janet Ayer was married to Kellogg Fairbank, a lawyer, to whom she bore three children. Fairbank joined the women’s suffrage movement, and became incresingly involved in political matters. During WW I she joined the Progressive Party and the National Defense committees, and she also performed valuable hospital work in Chicago.


Published Works Expand for more information


Titles At Your Library

The Cortlandts of Washington Square
ISBN: B006QGVPAG

University of California Libraries. 1922

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The Smiths
ISBN: B000X8VT4A

Bobbs Merrill. 1925

the smiths janet a fairbank

Idle Hands
ISBN: B003RC8GDG

Bobbs-Merrill. 1927

The Bright Land 1934
ISBN: B000VG9VJ4

Arrowsmith. 1934

Printed in Great Britain by J.W. Arrowsmith hardcover 415 pages

Rich Man, Poor Man
ISBN: B000NXBJ36

Houghton Mifflin Company. 1936