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Edward Bok

Edward BokAKA Edward William Bok

Born: 9-Oct-1863
Birthplace: Den Helder, Netherlands
Died: 9-Jan-1930
Location of death: Lake Wales, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of Ladies' Home Journal

Wife: Mary Louise Curtis (granddaughter of Lydia Pinkham, m. 22-Oct-1896)
Son: William Curis Bok (b. 7-Sep-1897)
Son: Cary William Bok (b. 25-Jan-1905)

    Scribner's Advertising Manager (1887-89)
    Ladies' Home Journal Editor (20-Oct-1889 to 22-Sep-1919)
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1921 for The Americanization of Edward Bok
    Young Men's Christian Association
    Dutch Ancestry

Author of books:
Successward (1890)
The Young Man in Business (1900)
Her Brother's Letter (1906)
The Edward Bok Books of Self-Knowledge (1912, five volumes)
Why I Believe in Poverty (1915)
The Americanization of Edward Bok (1920, memoir)


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