Ruth Chrisman Gannett was born in Santa Ana, CA December 16, 1896. Ruth Chrisman obtained an M.A. degree at the University of California in 1920. She wed Lewis Gannett in 1931 and began a career as an illustrator of children's books. She died in West Cornwall, Connecticut on December 8, 1979.
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