What happened to Hadley after being divorced by Hemingway ?

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Elizabeth Hadley Richardson (1891-1979) married Ernest Hemingway in 1921 and divorced him five years later after discovering her husband's affair with Pauline Pfeiffer. They had a son, John ("Jack"), whose daughters were actresses Mariel and Margaux Hemingway.

After divorcing Hemingway, Hadley met Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Mowrer in Paris; they were married in London in 1933. They eventually moved to Chicago, and Mowrer later became the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire (1968). Mowrer died in 1971. Hadley only saw Hemingway once following their divorce, but she is featured prominently in A Moveable Feast, which was not published until after Ernest's death. Hadley also received the royalties from both the novel and film adaptation of The Sun Also Rises. Hadley died in Lakeland, Florida in 1979. A biography about Hadley (Alice Sokoloff's Hadley – The First Mrs. Hemingway) was published in 1973.

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