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Theodor Geisel

 (1904 - 1991)
Theodor Seuss (Dr Seuss) Geisel was active/lived in Massachusetts, California.  Theodor Geisel is known for children's book illustration.

Biography  
Theodor Geisel


Early Years

Childhood
Yes, there really was a Dr. Seuss. He was not an official doctor, but his prescription for fun has delighted readers for more than 60 years. Theodor Seuss Geisel ("Ted") was born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father, Theodor Robert, and grandfather were brewmasters and enjoyed great financial success for many years. Coupling the continual threats of Prohibition and World War I, the German-immigrant Geisels were targets for many slurs, particularly with regard to their heritage and livelihoods. In response, they were active participants in the pro-America campaign of World War I. Thus, Ted and his sister Marnie overcame such ridicule and became popular teenagers involved in many differen  ...  Displaying 750 of 38096 characters.



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About  Theodor Geisel

Born:  1904 - Springfield, Massachusetts
Died:   1991 - La Jolla, California
Known for:  children's book illustration