Julia Child

  • Moniker: Juke, Jukie, JuJu or Jukes
  • American

Julia Child was an American television chef and author of diligently tested cookbooks. Mrs Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking introduced French Cooking to millions of American home chefs. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Researcher Office of Strategic Services 1942

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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1912/08/15 Julia Carolyn McWilliams is born at Pasadena Hospital in Pasadena, California Born Huntington Hospital Pasadena, CA Julia Child's Birthday
1912/09/00 Julia McWilliams first home was at 225 State St in Pasadena, CA. Home
1912/09/00 The extended McWilliams family moves to S Euclid Ave Home Captain McWilliams House Pasadena, CA
1914/00/00 Julia McWilliams, her baby brother and parents move one block west to Magnolia Ave Home Julia Child's Childhood Home Pasadena, CA
1942/08/00 Julia McWilliams is hired as a Senior Typist at the Research Unit of the Office of War Information, Department of State Military
1942/12/00 Ms McWilliams becomes a Junior Research Assitant in the office of William Donovan, Office of Strategic Services Military
1948/00/00 The Childs move to a house on Olive St Home Child House Washington, DC
1949/06/25 Byra L "Puck" Whittlesey weds Jack Hemingway in Paris, France. Matron of Honor Marriage of Byra L "Puck" Whittlesey and Jack Hemingway
1959/01/00 As the Childs's are readying for Paul's new posting in Norway, Avis calls to say that there is a special house in Cambridge. After about 20 twenty minutes looking over the house, they buy it on the spot. Home Julia Child's House Cambridge, MA
1961/07/00 During the summer, former diplomat Paul Child, and his wife Julia, move into 103 Irving St. They will live here until 2001. Home Julia Child's House Cambridge, MA
1961/12/00 One night in NYC, Julia and co-author, Simone Beck, meet James Beard at his home-cooking school at 167 West twelfth Street. Guest James Beard Home and Cooking School, NYC Town of Oyster Bay, NY
1962/02/00 The Child's finish their 9th kitchen remodel. Countertops are 2 inches above standard to accommodate Julia's height, 6 ft-2 in. "We intended to make it both practical and beautiful, a working laboratory as well as a living and dining room." JC Home Julia Child's House Cambridge, MA Reverse Martini
1963/02/11 Julia Child premieres her television cooking show, The French Chef, on WGBH in Boston. It runs until 1973. Cooking
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