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Esther Forbes
Birth: Jun. 28, 1891
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1967
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Author. Best known as a writer of Colonial America including biographies. Altogether she wrote 11 books on the subject. Her books include "Paul Revere And The World He Lived In" (1942) and "Johnny Tremain" (1943). In 1942 Forbes won the Pulitzer History Prize for Revere, at the ceremony Forbes took the podium and said a few lines from the book: "While waiting to start his famous ride, he realized that he'd forgotten his spurs, sent his dog home with a note asking that they be brought to him." Forbes was given a standing ovation. 
Worcester Rural Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Oct 06, 2002
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Esther Forbes
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49 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Aug. 3, 2016
On your 125th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jun. 25, 2016
Esther Forbes
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
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