Cid Ricketts Sumner

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Birthday
27, 1890
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Oct 15, 1970 (80)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1890
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Oct 15, 1970 (80)

About

An American novelist and teacher, she is best known for Quality, as well as Tammy Out of Time. Both novels were made into films.

Before Fame

She graduated from Millsaps College and Columbia University and subsequently attended one year of medical school at Cornell University.

Trivia

She was murdered by her grandson when she was eighty years old.

Family Life

She married James B. Sumner, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, in 1915.

Associated With

Quality, one of Sumner's most famous novels, was adapted into a film directed by Elia Kazan.

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