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Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (1908–2006)

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was born in 1908 in New York City and graduated as an English major from Smith College. In 1930, soon after graduation, she began fourteen years of New York City department store buying and management. Meanwhile, she married and had two children. A writer and lecturer, she has authored and coauthored seven books, including... See full bio »

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 2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (novel "Cheaper by the Dozen")
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (novel "Cheaper by the Dozen")
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (book "Belles on Their Toes")
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen (based on the novel by)

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Novel (w/Frank B. Gilbreth Jr.): "Cheaper by the Dozen", 1949 (filmed as Cheaper by the Dozen (1950), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)). See more »

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With the death of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey in November 2006, and the death of her brother Daniel Bunker "Dan" Gilbreth in June of that year, there were only two Gilbreth siblings left from the original set of twelve children, Frederick M. "Fred" Gilbreth and Robert M. "Bob" Gilbreth. See more »

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