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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 18, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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ACK LONDON'S DAUGHTERS INHERIT THEIR
FATHER'S GENIUS
Daughters of Jack London, who
are mourning the death, of their fa
mous father. Joan, aged 15, is a se
nior, and Bess, aged 14, at left, is a
sophomore in high school at Oakland,
CaL, where they live with their moth
er, London's first wife. Both girls
"havve displayed unusual literary and
.dramatic ability, inherit the former
from their father and the latter from,
their mother.
London's first wife was Bessie
Maddern. She is a cousin of Mrs.
Minnie Maddern Fiske and of Emily
Stevens, two of the best known act
resses. Merle Maddern, leading lady
with Otis Skjnner, is her niece and a
cousin, of Hisses London,
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