Phyllis Grosskurth

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Phyllis Grosskurth
Dr. Phyllis Grosskurth.jpg
Born (1924-03-16)March 16, 1924
Toronto, Ontario
Died August 2, 2015(2015-08-02) (aged 91)
Toronto, Ontario
Alma mater University of Toronto
University of Ottawa
Notable works Elusive Subject - A Biographer's Life, 1999

Phyllis M. Grosskurth, OC OOnt (March 16, 1924 – August 2, 2015) was a Canadian biographer.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree, honours English from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Ottawa. In 1962, she obtained her doctorate from the University of London and also received a Doctor of Letters from University of Trinity College.

She was a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto.

In 2000, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2002, she was awarded the Order of Ontario.

She was previously married to Robert Grosskurth, and Mavor Moore from 1968 to 1978. She was married to Robert McMullan.

She died on August 2, 2015 in a Toronto nursing home.[1]

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