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Wallace Thurman

AKA Wallace Henry Thurman

Born: 16-Aug-1902
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UT
Died: 22-Dec-1934
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Silver Mount Cemetery, Sunnyside, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Blacker the Berry

Father: Oscar Thurman
Mother: Beulah
Wife: Louise Thompson (schoolteacher, m. 22-Aug-1928, separated)

    University: University of Utah (attended 1919-20)
    University: University of Southern California (attended 1922-23)

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Author of books:
The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (1929, novel)
Infants of the Spring (1932, novel)
The Interne (1932, novel)



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