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Ben L. Reitman (1879–1942)

Ben L. Reitman was born on January 1, 1879 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Ben L. was a writer, known for Boxcar Bertha (1972). Ben L. was previously married to Medina Rivets Oliver, Anna Martindale and May Schwartz. Ben L. died on November 16, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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Boxcar Bertha Writer


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 1972 Boxcar Bertha (book "Sister of the Road" - as Dr. Ben L. Reitman)

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Second-Oldest Profession (1932)

Alternate Names:

Dr. Ben L. Reitman


Medina Rivets Oliver  (his death)  (4 children) | See more »

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A physician and famous anarchist, Dr. Reitman formed the Hobo College in Chicago, Illinois.

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