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Wilma Cannon Fairbank, American, Chinese author.

Background

Fairbank, Wilma Cannon was born on April 23, 1909 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Walter Bradford and Cornelia (James) Cannon.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Radcliffe College, 1931.

Career

Private painting, Peking, China, 1932-1935; private painting, Cambridge, 1936-1941; officer, United States State Department Division Cultural Rels., 1942-1945; chief cultural officer, United States Embassy China, Chungking, Nanking., 1945-1947.

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Connections

Married John King Fairbank, June 29, 1932. Children: Holly, Laura.

father:
Walter Bradford Cannon

mother:
Cornelia (James) Cannon

spouse:
John King Fairbank

children:
Holly Fairbank

Laura Fairbank