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Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. JeromeAKA Jerome Klapka Jerome

Born: 2-May-1859
Birthplace: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Died: 14-Jun-1927
Location of death: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Ewelme, Oxfordshire, England

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Three Men in a Boat

Military service: Ambulance driver, French Army (WWI)

British humorist, best known for his satirical travelogue Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog!). Editor of the journals The Idler (monthly, ed. 1892-98) and To-Day (weekly, ed. 1893-98).

Father: Jerome Clapp Jerome (Nonconformist minister, ironmonger, d. 1874)
Mother: Marguerite Jones
Sister: Paulina Deodata
Sister: Blandina Dominica
Brother: Milton Melancthon (b. 1855, d. 1861 croup)
Wife: Georgina Elizabeth Henrietta Stanley Marris (b. 1859, m. 21-Jun-1888, d. 1938)
Daughter: Elsie (from his wife's previous marriage, d. 1921)
Daughter: Rowena (b. 1898, d. 1966)

    Libel 1898
    Stroke 1927
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Is the subject of books:
Jerome K. Jerome: A Critical Biography, 1982, BY: Joseph Connolly

Author of books:
On the Stage and Off: The Brief Career of a Would-Be Actor (1885, short stories)
The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886, short stories)
Three Men in a Boat (1889, travelogue)
The Diary of a Pilgrimage (1891, novel)
Told After Supper (1891, short stories)
Novel Notes (1893, novel)
John Ingerfield: And Other Stories (1894, short stories)
Sketches in Lavender, Blue and Green (1895, short stories)
The Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1898, novel)
Three Men on the Bummel (1900, novel)
The Observations of Henry (1901, short stories)
Paul Kelver, a novel (1902, novel)
Tommy and Co (1904, novel)
They and I (1909, novel)
The Angel and the Author and Others (1904, short stories)
American Wives and Others (1904, short stories)
Malvina of Brittany (1916, short stories)
All Roads Lead to Calvary (1919, novel)
Anthony John (1923, novel)
My Life and Times (1926, memoirs)

Wrote plays:
The Passing of the Third Floor Back (1907)



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