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Person Detail: L(yman) Frank Baum

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Full Name: L(yman) Frank Baum
Biography:
(1856-1919) Journalist, playwright, writer of children's books. (Also used the names: Edith Van Dyne, Laura Bancroft, Floyd Akers, Suzanne Metcalf, Schuyler Staunton). L. Frank Baum was born in, and also lived in, Chittenango, New York. His birth home is uncertain; some reports say it burned down; others say it is still standing. A marker is said to mark the general area. There is a yellow brick road in Chittenango, New York.
Author's Timeline:
1856 Madison County
L. Frank Baum was born in Chittenango, New York, in 1856. 
1919 (Unknown) County
L. Frank Baum died in Hollywood, California, in 1919. 
1900 Madison County
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
 
1901 (Unknown) County
Dot And Tot Of Merryland
Novel. 
1869 Westchester County
Mr. Baum spent two years at Peekskill Military Academy, Peekskill, New York, from 1869 to 1870. 
1897 (Unknown) County
Mother Goose in Prose
Novel. 
1899 (Unknown) County
Father Goose: His Book
 
1904 (Unknown) County
The Land Of Oz
Children's book. 
1907 (Unknown) County
Ozma Of Oz
Children's book. 
1908 (Unknown) County
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz
Children's book. 
1909 (Unknown) County
The Road To Oz
Children's book. 
1910 (Unknown) County
The Emerald City of Oz
Children's book. 
1911 (Unknown) County
The Sea Fairies
Children's book. 
1919 (Unknown) County
L. Frank Baum was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California. 
? Onondaga County
Mr. Baum worked for a short time for his brother in Syracuse, New York. 

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