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O'Brien, Katherine [Kate] (1897-1974), writer

Gifford Lewis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31510
O'Brien, Katherine [Kate] (1897-1974), writer


O'Brien, Katherine [Kate] (1897-1974), writer, was born at Boru House, Limerick, on 3 December 1897 into a wealthy Catholic middle-class family, the fourth daughter and sixth of nine children of Thomas O'Brien (1850/51-1916) of Boru House, a very successful horse breeder and celebrated rider, and his wife, Catherine, née Thornhill ...

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