Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Fanny Butcher  

Pen Name: 

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: September 13, 1888 in Fredonia, Kansas

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Illinois Connection

Butcher's family moved to Chicago when she was 3-years-old. She attended Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology) and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fanny Butcher was a long time writer and literary critic for the Chicago Tribune newspaper.


, Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2016

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: No.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Many Lives - One Love
ISBN: 0060105895. OCLC Number:

Harper & Row. .