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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Friday, June 27, 2014

Amelia Earhart Wrote Prenuptial Letter to Fiancé

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart was progressive, fearless, and not concerned with conforming to societal expectations. Now, a copy of her pre-nuptial letter written over 80 years ago to George Putman is shocking many. She did not hold back as she expressed her expectations for their marriage, including a request that he would let her go if they were not happy together after a year.

See David H. Lenok, Amelia Earhart’s Pre-nup, Wealth Management, June 23, 2014.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.


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