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Katherine O'Flaherty (1850 - 1904)

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Katherine (Kate Chopin) O'Flaherty aka Chopin
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in St. Louis, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2017
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Categories: Missouri Notables.


Kate Chopin O'Flaherty is Notable.

Sources listed below differ on birth year of 1850 or 1851. Widely known as "Kate Chopin". Author of two different collections of short stories as well as the novel, _The Awakening._ Kate suffered a brain hemorrhage while visiting the St. Louis World's Fair. She is buried in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.


  • FindAGrave memorial is linked here: [1]
  • WikiPedia entry is here: [2]
  • 1850 U. S. Census, St. Louis [ "Cath" is shown as age 7 months in her parents' household]

(source for 1850 birthdate)

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