Elizabeth Gallagher

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Elizabeth Lynch Gallagher
Born (1922-06-13)June 13, 1922
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died November 19, 1974(1974-11-19) (aged 52)
 Rosemont, Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania
Occupation Artist, author
Spouse(s) Paul Aloysius Gallagher

Elizabeth Gallagher (née Lynch) was an American painter, illustrator, and author of children's books, including, in 1967, The Tale of Spaghetti Betty and Skinny Minny,[1] based on her comic of the same name that ran in the Chicago Tribune, the Philadelphia Bulletin, and the Washington Post during the 1960s.

Personal life[edit]

Born on June 13, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of businessman Edward Lynch, Gallagher attended West Philadelphia Catholic High School. She married Paul Gallagher, a United States Navy fighter pilot, and together they had four children. She died on November 19, 1974.


  1. ^ [1] Google Books[full citation needed]