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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Fanny Butcher  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: September 13, 1888 in Fredonia, Kansas


Illinois Connection

Butcher's family moved to Chicago when she was 3-years-old. She attended Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology) and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fanny Butcher was a long time writer and literary critic for the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

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