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Owen Wister

Owen WisterBorn: 14-Jul-1860
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 21-Jul-1938
Location of death: Kingstown, RI
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Virginian

Friend of Henry James and Theodore Roosevelt.

Father: Owen Jones Wister (physician)
Mother: Sarah Butler (dau. Fanny Kemble)
Wife: Mary Channing (his cousin, m. 1898, d. 1913, six children)

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH
    University: Harvard University (1882)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1888)

Author of books:
The New Swiss Family Robinson (1882)
The Dragon of Wantley (1892)
Red Men and White (1896)
Lin McLean (1898, novel)
The Jimmyjohn Boss (1900)
Ulysses S. Grant (1900, biography)
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains (1902, novel)
Philosophy 4 (1903)
How Doth the Simple Spelling Bee (1907)
Mother (1907)
The Seven Ages of Washington (1907)
Members of the Family (1911)
The Pentecost of Calamity (1915)
A Straight Deal; or, The Ancient Grudge (1920)
Indispensable Information for Infants (1921)
Neighbors Henceforth (1922)
Watch Your Thirst (1923)
When West Was West (1928)
The Writings of Owen Wister (1928, collection, 11 vols.)
Roosevelt: The Story of a Friendship, 18801919 (1930)
Owen Wister Out West (1958, journal, letters, posthumous)
Romney (2002, novel, posthumous, edited by James Butler)



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