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George R. Stewart

AKA George Rippey Stewart, Jr.

Born: 31-May-1895
Birthplace: Sewickley, PA
Died: 22-Aug-1980
Location of death: San Francisco, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Earth Abides

Military service: US Army (1917-19)

Father: George Rippey Stewart
Mother: Ella May Wilson
Wife: Theodosia Burton (m. 1924, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jane (b. 27-Sep-1925)

    University: AB, Princeton University (1917)
    University: MA, University of California at Berkeley (1920)
    University: PhD English Literature, Columbia University (1922)
    Professor: English, University of California at Berkeley (1924-62)

    American Name Society
    Fulbright

Author of books:
Bret Harte: Argonaut and Exile (1931)
Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party (1936)
John Phoenix (1937)
East of Giants (1939)
Doctor's Oral (1939)
Take your Bible in One Hand: The Life of William Henry Thomes (1939)
Storm (1941)
Names on the Land (1945)
Man: An Autobiography (1946)
Fire (1948)
Earth Abides (1949)
Sheep Rock (1951)
U.S. 40: Cross Section of the United States of America (1953)
American Ways of Life (1954)
To California by Covered Wagon (1954)
The Years of the City (1955)
N.A. 1: The North-South Continental Highway (1957)
Pickett's Charge (1959)
The California Trail (1962)
Committee of Vigilance (1964)
Good Lives (1967)
Not So Rich as You Think (1968)
A Concise Dictionary of American Place-Names (1970)
Names on the Globe (1975)
American Given Names (1979)



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