As per our current Database, Mildred Wirt Benson has been died on May 28, 2002 (age 96).
When Mildred Wirt Benson die, Mildred Wirt Benson was 96 years old.
|Popular As||Mildred Wirt Benson|
|Age||96 years old|
|Born||July 10, 1905 (Iowa)|
Mildred Wirt Benson’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
Mildred Wirt Benson was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Children's author known for her work on the early Nancy Drew books. Writing under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene, she penned twenty-three Nancy Drew mysteries during the late 1920s, '30s, and '40s.
She studied English and journalism at the University of Iowa and subsequently began a six-decade-long career as a columnist for the Toledo Blade.
Under her own name, she wrote the popular Penny Parker series, which consisted of eighteen books published between 1939 and 1948.
Her first husband, Asa Wirt, was an employee of the Associated Press. Her second husband, George A. Benson, also had a journalistic career, though his was with a Toledo, Ohio newspaper.
Author Edward Stratemeyer published the popular Nancy Drew series written by Benson and other authors.