Emily Post (ca. October 27, 1872 – September 25, 1960) was an American author famous for writing about etiquette.
Post was born Emily Price in Baltimore, Maryland, possibly in October 1872 (the precise date is disputed).[a] Her father was the architect Bruce Price and her mother was Josephine (Lee) Price of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. After being educated at home in her early years, Price attended Miss Graham's finishing school in New York after her family moved there.