Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 – June 13, 1995) was an American writer. She was born and grew up in West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and Cornell University. her first book for children was The Story of Eli Whitney. Her book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch won the Newbery Medal in 1956. April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area Ranked 41st - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 kmÂ²) - Width 130 miles (210 km) - Length 240 miles (385 km) - % water 0. ... West Virginia Wesleyan College is a regionally accredited private, co-educational, liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. ... Cornell redirects here. ... Eli Whitney Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 â January 8, 1825) was an American inventor and manufacturer. ... Carry On, Mr. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding American book for children. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
Biographical Information. West Virginia Wesleyan College. Retrieved July 6, 2006.
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JeanLeeLatham was born on April 19, 1902, in Buckhannon, WV.
JeanLeeLatham continued to write biographies for children, exploring such people as Sam Houston, George W. Goethals, and David Glasgow Farragut, looking for people whose road to success included obstacles and setbacks.
JeanLeeLatham died on June 13, 1995 at the age of 93.
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