1885 – Born on July 21st in Charlottesville, Virginia.
1904 – Married to the Governor of New Hampshire, Henry W. Keyes.
1923 – A columnist and contributing editor of Good Housekeeping magazine.
1931-1966 – Wrote the novels, Lady Blanche Farm: A Romance of the Commonplace, Senator Marlowe’s Daughter, The Safe Bridge, Honor Bright, Written in Heaven: The Life on Earth of the Little Flower of Lisieux, Parts Unknown, All That Glitters, Crescent Carnival, The River Road, Came a Cavalier, Dinner at Antoine’s, Joy Street, Steamboat Gothic, The Royal Box, Blue Camellia, Victorine, Station Wagon In Spain, The Chess Players: A Novel of New Orleans and Paris, The Heritage , Madame Castel’s Lodger and I, the King.
1970 – She died on July 3rd in New Orleans, Los Angeles.