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Elizabeth George Speare

Elizabeth George Speare, American writer. Member Authors Guild.

Background

  • Speare, Elizabeth George was born on November 21, 1908 in Melrose, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Harry Allan and Demetria (Simmons) George.

  • Education

    • Student, Smith College, 1927. AB, Boston University, 1930. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1932.

    Career

    • Teacher high school English, Rockland, Massachusetts, 1933-1935, Auburn, 1935-1936.

    Works

    • Witch Of Blackbird Pond (Chinese Edition)
    • In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

    Membership

    Member Authors Guild.

    Connections

    • Married Alden Speare, September 26, 1936. Children– Alden, Mary Elizabeth.
    • father: Harry Allan George
    • mother: Demetria (Simmons) George
    • spouse: Alden Speare
    • children: Alden Speare
    • Mary Elizabeth Speare
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    Born November 21, 1908
    Died November 14, 1994
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      Smith College
    • 1930
      Boston University
    • 1932
      Boston University
    • 1933 - 1935
      Teacher, high school English
      Rockland, Maine, United States
    • 1935 - 1936
      Teacher, high school English
      Auburn, Washington, United States