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Dr. Seuss’s Biography March 2, 1904- September 24, 1991.

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1 Dr. Seuss’s Biography March 2, September 24, 1991

2 Family Parents Henrietta Seuss Wife Helen Palmer Audrey Stone Diamond 1968

3 Birth Name is Theodor Seuss Geisel After getting into some trouble in College he was banned from having his cartoons published in the school paper. Published work under many names including Dr. Theophrastus Seuss. Later shorted it to Dr. Seuss in How He Got His Name

4 Education Colleges Dartmouth College Oxford Degrees Honorary Doctorate 1955 from Oxford Other Honorary Degrees One from Princeton

5 Employment History Journalist Magazine Cartoonist Army Advertising Children’s Author

6 Fun Facts The Cat in the Hat has only 220 common words. Green Eggs and Ham only has 50 words and won him a $50 bet. “Quick, Henry, the Flit!” was a famous advertising line created by Dr. Seuss

7 Green Eggs and Ham

8 Sources


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