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Hugh Lofting

Hugh LoftingBorn: 14-Jun-1886
Birthplace: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
Died: 26-Sep-1947
Location of death: Topanga, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Killingworth, CT

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Story of Dr. Dolittle

Military service: Irish Guard (WWI, wounded by shrapnel in 1918)

Father: John Brien Lofting
Mother: Elizabeth Agnes Gannon
Wife: Flora Small (m. 1912, d. 1927)
Wife: Katherine Harrower Peters (m. 1928, d. 1928)
Wife: Josephine Fricker (m. 1935)
Son: Christopher Clement (b. 1936, with Fricker)

    High School: Mount St. Mary's, Chesterfield, Derbyshire (1894-1904)
    University: MIT (1904-5)
    University: London Polytechnic (1906-7)

    Dutch Treat Club (1922-47)
    Newbery Medal 1923 for The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle
    Shrapnel Injury

Author of books:
The Story of Dr. Dolittle (1920, novel, juvenile)
The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle (1922, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Post Office (1923, novel, juvenile)
The Story of Mrs. Tubbs (1923, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Circus (1924, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Zoo (1925, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Caravan (1926, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Garden (1927, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle in the Moon (1928, novel, juvenile)
Gub Gub's Book (1923, juvenile)
The Twilight of Magic (1930, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle Returns (1933, novel, juvenile)
Tommy, Tilly, and Mrs. Tubbs (1934, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Birthday Book (1936, juvenile)
Victory for the Slain (1942, nonfiction)
Dr. Dolittle and the Secret Lake (1948, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle and the Green Canary (1950, novel, juvenile)
Dr. Dolittle's Puddlesby Adventure (1952, novel, juvenile)

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