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Jean Stafford

Jean StaffordBorn: 1-Jul-1915
Birthplace: Covina, CA
Died: 26-Mar-1979
Location of death: White Plains, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Green River Cemetery, East Hampton, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Catherine Wheel

Father: John Richard Stafford (Western pulp author)
Mother: Mary Ethel McKillop Stafford
Brother: (d. WWII)
Husband: Robert Lowell (poet, m. 1940, div. 1948)
Husband: Oliver Jensen (writer and photographer for Life, m. 1950, div. 1952)
Husband: A. J. Liebling (writer, m. 1959, d. 1963)

    University: BA and MA, University of Colorado (1936)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1945
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1970 for Collected Stories
    Nervous Breakdown
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Depression, Gonorrhea

Author of books:
Boston Adventure (1944, novel)
The Mountain Lion (1947, novel)
The Catherine Wheel (1952, novel)
Children Are Bored on Sunday (1953, short stories)
A Winter's Tale (1954, novel)
Bad Characters (1964, short stories)
A Mother in History (1966, biography, of Lee Harvey Oswald's mother)
Collected Stories (1969, short stories)


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