Theodor Seuss Geisel

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904 - 1991)

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Theodor Seuss (Theo) "Dr. Seuss" Geisel
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Biography

Theodor Seuss Geisel was a writer, cartoonist, and poet. He is best known for his children's books, written under the pen name of Dr. Seuss.

He was born in 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts.[1] He passed away in 1991.[2][3]

Sources

  • Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Census Place: Springfield Ward 7, Hampden, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_593; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0649; FHL microfilm: 1374606.
  • Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Census Place: Springfield Ward 6, Hampden, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_703; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 154; Image: 860.
  • United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Census Place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Roll: 1554; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0418; Image: 538.0; FHL microfilm: 2341289.
  • United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls. Census Place: New York, New York, New York; Roll: T627_2655; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 31-1321.
  1. Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1901-1960 and 1967-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Births [1916–1970]. Volumes 92–160, 162, 168, 175, 212– 213. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
  2. State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
  3. Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Number: 552-38-5014; Issue State: California; Issue Date: Before 1951.

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Collaboration

On 5 Feb 2016 at 23:37 GMT John Elkin wrote:

Geisel-65 and Geisel-51 appear to represent the same person because: there is only one Dr. Seuss!

On 27 Sep 2014 at 04:39 GMT Matt Pryber wrote:

Find out more at the Global Family Reunion project

On 26 Sep 2014 at 03:32 GMT Matt Pryber wrote:

his parents were Theodor Robert and Henrietta (Seuss) Geisel.

His spouses were Helen Palmer Geisel (1927–67) Audrey Stone Dimond (1968–91)

Helen Palmer September 11, 1899 New York, United States

Died October 23, 1967 (aged 68) Fresno, California, United States



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