Carolyn Keene Biography

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  • Carolyn Keene's Birth

    Carolyn Keene's Birth
    Carolyn Keene was born on July 10, 1905 in Ladora, Iowa.
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    years of importance

  • U.S. Senate rejects Versailles Treaty

    U.S. Senate rejects Versailles Treaty
  • very first book published (title unknown)

    very first book published (title unknown)
    Carolyn Keene was only 14 when this was published.
  • U.S. and Mexico: oil interest battle

    U.S. and Mexico: oil interest battle
  • Carolyn marries Asa Wirt

    Carolyn marries Asa Wirt
  • Nancy Drew #2 the hidden staircase published

    Nancy Drew #2 the hidden staircase published
  • Nancy Drew #1 the secret of the old clock published

    Nancy Drew #1 the secret of the old clock published
  • Nancy Drew #3 the bungalow mystery published

    Nancy Drew #3 the bungalow mystery published
  • Nancy Drew #4 the secret of Lilac Inn

    Nancy Drew #4 the secret of Lilac Inn
  • Nancy Drew #5 the secret of shadow ranch published

    Nancy Drew #5 the secret of shadow ranch published
  • daughter Peggy Wirt was born

    daughter Peggy Wirt was born
  • Asa Wirt dies

    Asa Wirt dies
  • Carolyn marries George A. Benson

    Carolyn marries George A. Benson
    After being a widow for the past three years, she remarries. This time to Georga A. Benson.
  • George A. Benson dies

    George A. Benson dies
  • Caorlyn Keene at court

    Caorlyn Keene at court
    She went to court to testify because one of the publisher's daughters tried to take credit for the work.
  • Beginning of Irag-Iran War

    Beginning of Irag-Iran War
  • Nancy Drew #3 the bungalow mystery revised

    Nancy Drew #3 the bungalow mystery revised
  • Hale-Bopp comet comes closest to Earth until 4397

    Hale-Bopp comet comes closest to Earth until 4397
  • diagnosed with lung cancer

    diagnosed with lung cancer
  • U.S. spacecraft "Pathfinder" lands on Mars

    U.S. spacecraft "Pathfinder" lands on Mars
  • retired from writing

    retired from writing
  • Carolyn Keene's death

    Carolyn Keene's death
    Died of work-overloaded & working herself to death in Todelo, Ohio.