Helen Palmer & Dr. Seuss

1926 - 1967

Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss  

Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss were married for 39 years before Helen Palmer died aged 69.


American Writer Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Seuss Geisel on 2nd March, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 24th Sep 1991 La Jolla, California, USA aged 87. He is most remembered for bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. His zodiac sign is Pisces.


Help us build our profile of Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss! Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.

Relationship Statistics

Dating1926 - 29th Nov 1927 2 years, 11 months
Married29th Nov 1927 - Oct 1967 40 years, 11 months
Total 1926 - Oct 1967 91 years, 11 months

(29 November 1927 - 23 October 1967) (her death)
At Oxford, he met his future wife, Helen Palmer, whom he married in 1927, and returned to the United States without earning a degree.
On October 23, 1967, suffering from a long struggle with illnesses including cancer—as well as emotional pain over her husband's affair with Audrey Stone Dimond—Geisel's wife, Helen Palmer Geisel, committed suicide. Geisel married Dimond on June 21, 1968. Though he devoted most of his life to writing children's books, Geisel had no children of his own. He would say, when asked about this, "You have 'em; I'll entertain 'em."

More about Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss
Less about Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss

Relationship Timeline

October, 1967 - Breakup

29th November, 1927 - Marriage

1926 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Helen Palmer
Dr. Seuss
Age (at start of relationship)



Dr. Seuss Other Relationships

Dr. Seuss Other Relationships


Top Contributors for Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss

Edit Page

Help keep Helen Palmer and Dr. Seuss profile up to date.