Laura Ingalls Wilder

Writer, Author

1867 – 1957

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Who was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Her daughter Rose encouraged Laura to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels.

A popular 1974–84 TV series loosely based on the Little House books starred Melissa Gilbert as Wilder.

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Born
Feb 7, 1867
Pepin
Also known as
  • Laura Elizabeth Ingalls
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Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Burr Oak
  • Mansfield
    (1894 - 1957)
  • Kansas
  • De Smet
  • Pepin
  • Walnut Grove
Died
Feb 10, 1957
Mansfield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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