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Taylor, Phoebe Atwood

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1976 AD
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1909 – She was born in Boston and educated at Barnard College New York.

1931 – She married Dr Grantly Walden Taylor and was a full-time writer.

         – Her first novel, The Cape Cod Mystery, introduced the "Codfish Sleuth", Asey Mayo, who became a regular character, appearing in 24 novels.

         – She adopted the pseudonyms of Freeman Dana and Alice Tilton for her other books as her publisher did not want her known as a writer of potboilers.

1944 – The character was adapted into a Mutual radio mystery program, The Adventures of Leonidas Witherall.

1976 – Phoede Atwood Taylor died.

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