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Ricketts, Alice Flanders, 1863-1946

 
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Mary S Taylor



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:06 am    Post subject: Ricketts, Alice Flanders, 1863-1946 Reply with quote

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Doc Ricketts' parents, Charles Abbott (died 1936) and Alice Flanders (died 1946), are buried here (on the right side as you enter the cemetery, count four rows up from Asilomar Blvd. and 44 and 45 grave sites towards Lighthouse Avenue, about the middle of the row). Steinbeck's sister Elizabeth rests nearby, a few more rows into the cemetery and closer to the road.

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Edward Flanders Robb Ricketts May 14,1897 - May 11, 1948 Edward was born to Charles Abbott and Alice Beverly Flanders Ricketts in Chicago, Illinois. He had a sister, Frances, and a younger brother Thayer. His early days were spent in Chicago and Mitchell, South Dakota for a year, then back to Chicago. He graduated from John Marshall High School in Chicago in 1914. He was in the Army from Sept. 1918- March 1919. Later that same year he started his studies in zoology at the University of Chicago under Dr. Warder Clyde Allee. On August 19th of 1922 he married Nancy Anna Macker in Chicago. In 1923 he and Albert E. Galligher opened Pacific Biological Laboratories at 165 Fountain Ave. in Pacific Grove, California Ed and Anna had three children: Ed Jr. was born in Chicago, Nancy Jane and Cornelia Frances were born in Pacific Grove. Ricketts and Steinbeck first meet in the home of Jack Calvin of Carmel in late October of 1930, the story of there meeting in a dentist's of is possible base on fact they both went to the same dentist in Pacific Grove. In 1939 Ricketts and Jack Calvin published Between Pacific Tides and it is still in print today over 60 years later. We also have photos of the Monterey purse seiner Western Flyer that Ricketts and Steinbeck went to the Sea of Cortez on in 1940. Ricketts's first appears as Dr. Phillips in Steinbeck's short story The Snake first published in the Monterey Beacon on June 22nd, 1935. He may best known as the inspiration for the character "Doc" in John Steinbeck's Cannery Row, 1945 you can find the persona of Ed Ricketts in a number of Steinbeck's books. Doc Burton In Dubious Battle 1936 Casy in The Grapes of Wrath 1939 Doctor Winters in The Moon is Down 1942 Friend Ed in Burning Bright 1950 Dr. Edwards in East of Eden 1952 Doc in Sweet Thursday 1954

RICKETTS ALICE FLANDERS 1863 05 24 BANKS FLANDERS FEMALE MA MONTEREY 1946 08 24 83
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