Ann Landers

advice columnist
Born: 7/4/1918
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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