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Meridel Le Sueur

Meridel Le SueurBorn: 22-Feb-1900
Birthplace: Murray, IA
Died: 14-Nov-1996
Location of death: Hudson, WI [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: North Star Country

[1] Hudson Memorial Hospital. She had resided several years in the hospital's residential unit, St. Paul, MN.

Father: William Winston Wharton (d. 1963)
Mother: Marion Wharton (d. 1954)
Father: Alfred Le Sueur (stepfather, d. 1950)
Brother: Mac Le Sueur
Husband: Harry Rice (born Yasha Rubonoff, m. circa 1926, div. 1930s, two daughters)
Daughter: Rachel Tilsen (b. 1928)
Daughter: Deobrah Le Sueur (b. 1930)

Author of books:
Salute to Spring (1940, short stories)
North Star Country (1945, novel)
Crusaders (1955, biography, of her parents)
Conquistadores (1973, nonfiction)
The Mound Builders (1974, nonfiction)
Rites of Ancient Ripening (1975, poetry)
Harvest: Collected Stories (1977, short stories)
The Girl (1978, novel, written in 1939)
Ripening: Selected Work, 192780 (1982, anthology)

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