The children’s author Mildred Wirt died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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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.
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.