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Ruth McKenney

Ruth McKenneyBorn: 18-Nov-1911
Birthplace: Mishawaka, IN
Died: 25-Jul-1972
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: My Sister Eileen

Sister: Eileen (m. Nathanael West, d. 22-Dec-1940 automobile accident)
Husband: Richard Bransten (writer, m. 1937, d. 18-Nov-1955 suicide, one daughter)
Daughter: Eileen Bransten
Father: John McKenney
Mother: Marguarite Flynn

    High School: Shaw High School
    University: Journalism, Ohio State University (1928-31, dropped out)

    The New York Post Feature Writer
    The Akron Beacon Journal
    Communist Party USA (expelled 1946)
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

Author of books:
My Sister Eileen (1938, novel)
Industrial Valley (1939, nonfiction)
The McKenneys Carry On (1940, novel)
Jake Home (1943)
The Loud Red Patrick (1947)
Love Story (1950)
All About Eileen (1952)
Far, Far From Home (1954)
Mirage (1956)

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