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Alice B. Toklas

AKA Alice Babette Toklas

Born: 30-Apr-1877
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 7-Mar-1967
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Relative

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Gertrude Stein's lover

Responsible for neither The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933), nor the eponymous "Alice B. Toklas" marijuana brownies -- the former was Gertrude Stein's autobiography, while the latter was a recipe written by Brion Gysin and given to Toklas for use in her first cookbook.

Girlfriend: Gertrude Stein (b. 1874, cohabited 1909-46, d. 1946)

    University: Seattle University
    University: University of Washington

    Converted to Catholicism
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook (1954, recipes)
What Is Remembered (1963, memoirs)
Aromas and Flavors of Past and Present (1958, recipes, ed. Poppy Cannon)


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