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Biography of Eppie Lederer


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  • Full Name: Eppie Lederer
  • Profession: Writer
  • Place of Birth: Sioux City, Iowa
  • Date of Birth: Thursday, July 4th, 1918
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Morningside College
  • Career: Advice columnist
BIOGRAPHY
Eppie Lederer
Born with the name Esther Pauline Friedman in Sioux City, Iowa, Eppie Lederer is the son of Russian Jewish Emigrants pair Rebecca Friedman and Abraham B. Friedman. Eppie Lederer has a twin brother who is 17 minutes younger than he is, Pauline Esther Friedman or more familiarly called "Popo". Both attended Morningside College for 3 and a half years where Eppie focused his studies on journalism and psychology. During the lecture, Eppie write gossip column for the school newspaper.

In July 1939, at the age of 21 years, Eppie and Popo married together. Eppie was married to Julius Lederer, a businessman. Over the years, there Lederer family home in Chicago. A nice apartment and orderly. Lederer often told how his exercise by walking along the apartment several times a day.

March 1940, Margo, the first child and only one of the pair is lahir.di age to 56, Eppie's mother, Rebecca, died of a brain hemorrhage. Julius, Eppie husband, was on the battlefield so that he and Margo, living with parents Eppie. In the period between 1945 and 1949, Eppie Lederer became chairman of the joint board of the Minnesota-Wisconsin for the Anti-Defamation League.

When Ruth Crowley, forming of the column 'Ask Ann Landers' in the Chicago Sun-Times died in 1955, Eppie took over the column. During 9 years of Crowley uses the alias name and no one knows the real identity of the author of the column, Eppie follow the tradition and take over the job as well as the identity of the Ann Landers, hiding his real name for writing in that column. Over 47 years of serving as "Ann Landers", Eppie has become a media celebrity, appearing on TV shows and touring the country to conduct a charity event and meeting the media.

At the end of his career, Eppie also answered questions regarding controversial issues such as homosexuality and other taboo issues. In waancara in 1993, Eppie were delighted to work without hiding his real name. Eppie divorced from Julius in 1975. Parting makes Eppie write a reaction in his column and he gets more than 30000 letter of sympathy from fans. His twin brother also write advice columns "Dear Abby" with the alias name Abigail Van Buren. Although apparently healthy throughout his life, Eppie diagnosed with myeloma or bone cancer and died on June 22, 2002 stairs.

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