LEDERER, Eppie (1918 – 2002)
Best known by the pen name Ann Landers — American advice columnist and eventually a nationwide media celebrity who began her career writing the ‘Ask Ann Landers’ column in 1955.
TLS – Typewritten Letter Signed, one page, 1993, written to a religious sister who sent her the painting of an owl. Accompanied by original mailing envelope and small color reprint image of Lederer.
Lederer wrote her advice column for 47 years, by which time its readership was 90 million people. A 1978 World Almanac survey named her the most influential woman in the United States.