Knowledge Identifier: +Jean_Clemens
Born in 1880.
Countries: United States (50%), New York (50%)
Main connection: Mark Twain
Linked to: The New York Times
Jean was sent to an epilepsy colony in Katonah, New York in the fall of 1906 and her father denied her requests to come home, fearing that he could not care for her
In her 2004 biography "Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years", historian Karen Lystra questioned the accuracy of Lyon's account of Jean's violent behavior and suggests that Lyon manipulated a separation between father and daughter because Lyon hoped to marry Twain