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Overview (3)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameEleanor Grace Twitchell

Mini Bio (1)

Eleanor Gehrig was born on March 6, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eleanor Grace Twitchell. She was a writer, known for A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1977) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). She was married to Lou Gehrig. She died on March 6, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Lou Gehrig (29 September 1933 - 2 June 1941) (his death)

Trivia (2)

Father was Chicago Parks Commissioner Frank Twitchell
Her upstairs neighbor in her apartment on the East Side of Manhattan where she lived after her husband's death was the late boxing great Jack Dempsey.

Personal Quotes (1)

On her marriage to Lou Gehrig: "I would not have traded two minutes of joy and the grief with that man for two decades of anything with another."

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