Janet Ayer Fairbank

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General Information

Name: Janet Ayer Fairbank

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Poetry

Born: 1878 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: 1951


Illinois Connection

Janet Ayer was born in Chicago, Illinois, and was elder sister to author Margaret Ayer Barnes.

Biographical and Professional Information

Janet attended private schools before enrolling at the University of Chicago. Janet Ayer was married to Kellogg Fairbank, a lawyer, to whom she bore three children. Fairbank joined the women’s suffrage movement, and became incresingly involved in political matters.

During WW I she joined the Progressive Party and the National Defense committees, and she also performed valuable hospital work in Chicago.

Published Works

  • The Cortlandts of Washington Square, University of California Library, 1922
  • The Smiths, Bobbs Merrill, 1925
  • Idle Hands, Bobbs Merrill, 1927
  • The Lion's Den, Arrowsmith, 1931
  • The Bright Land, Arrowsmith, 1934
  • Rich Man. Poor Man, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Cortlandts of Washington Square

ASIN: B006QGVPAG
Release Date: 1922-01-01


The Smiths

ASIN: B000X8VT4A
Release Date: 1925


Idle Hands

ASIN: B003RC8GDG
Release Date: 1927


Rich Man, Poor Man

ASIN: B000NXBJ36
Release Date: 1936


Literary Awards

External Links

Janet Ayer Fairbank on WorldCat

Janet Ayer Fairbank on Amazon

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