Nebraska Authors

Ruth Bryan Owen Rohde

AKA: Ruth Baird Bryan Leavitt Owen Rohde

Born 1885-10-02 Jacksonville, IL (USA)

Died 1954-07-26
Copenhagen (Denmark)

Ordrup Cemetery, Copenhagen (Denmark)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Children's Nonfiction; Children's Fiction


Attended the University of Nebraska


Congresswoman from Florida: 1929-1933
Ambassador to Denmark: 1933-1936


Daughter of William Jennings Bryan


Leaves From a Greenland Diary. 1935.
Denmark Caravan. 1936.
Picture Tales From Scandinavia. 1939.
The Castle in the Silver Wood and Other Scandinavian Fairy Tales. 1939.
Look Forward, Warrior. 1942.
Caribbean Caravel. 1949.

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