Keyes, Frances Parkinson

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Keyes, Frances Parkinson Gender: F
born on 21 July 1885 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Charlottesville, USA, 38n02, 78w29
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 28°47' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°51 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 08°21'


American author of many popular romantic novels, she often based her books on her own travels. Among her most popular toms, "Dinner at Antoine's," 1948, was about New Orleans carnivals and society activities and "Joy Street", 1950, was the tale of a girl living on Beacon Hill in Boston. Her books on Roman Catholic saints were also notable.

An experienced traveler, she spent her youth commuting between Boston and Europe and later became well-known as a Washington DC hostess. Spending summers in Europe and So. America and winters mainly in New Orleans contributed largely to her work .

Died 7/03/1970 New Orleans, LA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Yolanda Stein quotes his autobiography "Roses in December" for the month, year and time; place from The Almanac Book of Who.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Socialite (Washington DC Hostess)