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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 24 December 1880Arcola, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 9 January 1938Miami Beach, Florida, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameJohn Barton Gruelle

Mini Bio (1)

Author, composer and artist who illustrated "Raggedy Ann" books and "Mr. Tweedeele" for the New York Herald. He was educated in high school, and also composed the "Raggedy Ann Song Books".

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Spouse (1)

Myrtle J. Swann (23 March 1901 - 9 January 1938) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (2)

Creator of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy.
He had three children with his wife, Myrtle: daughter, Marcella Delight (born August 18, 1902; died November 8, 1915); son, Richard (born September 23, 1917); and son, Worth Gruelle.

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