Ann Landersadvice columnist
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa
Born Esther Pauline Friedman, she began writing her column in 1955 under the name “Ann Landers.” The column quickly became a success and is one of the most widely syndicated columns in the world. Landers has written five books and a number of pamphlets. Her twin sister, Pauline Esther also writes an advice column, “Dear Abby.”Died: Chicago, 6/22/2002
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