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How many sisters did John Steinbeck have, and what were their first names?

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burnstyl | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 5, 2009 at 1:45 AM via web

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How many sisters did John Steinbeck have, and what were their first names?

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scarletpimpernel | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 5, 2009 at 3:17 AM (Answer #1)

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John Steinbeck was the only son in a family of three sisters.  He was the third child or John II and Olive Steinbeck.   His sisters' names are: Elizabeth Steinbeck Ainsworth, Esther Steinbeck Rodgers, and Mary Steinbeck Dekker, all of whom are deceased.

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