Anne Emery

Name: Anne Emery (McGuigan)
Birth Date: September 12, 1907
Birth Place: Fargo North Dakota
Death Date: July 4, 1987
Death Location: Menlo Park California, USA
Burial Place: Trinity Episcopal Church, Menlo Park, CA


Anne Emery (1907-1987) was not only a prolific author of children’s books, but a teacher for ten years at Haven and Orrington schools, a visiting lecturer at Medill School of Journalism, and a mother of five. She was an active member of the Evanston community as the first president of the Evanston Elementary Teachers’ Club, part of the Society of Midland Authors, a member of Theta Sigma Phi, and the Authors League.


Authored more than 35 books for children and adolescents with a total of 45 published books.

Father: Dr. Hugh A. McGuigan
Children: Five: Robert, Mary, Kate, Joan, Martha
Education: Northwestern, B.A. 1928 - year of graduate study at University of Grenoble, France - Orrington School, Noyes School - Evanston High School, 1924
Years in Evanston: 1916-1970

Sources: EHC Bio Fils: Articles from Evanston Review

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