|Edward Noyes Westcott|
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Location of death: Syracuse, NY
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: David Harum
Died six months prior to his novel's publication, an instant best-seller.
His father Amos, a prominent dentist who served as mayor Syracuse, was the hoaxer who conceived the Cardiff Giant.
Father: Amos Westcott (dentist, b. 20-Apr-1815, d. 6-Jul-1873, suicide)
Mother: Clara Babcock Westcott
Brother: Frank Westcott (d., suicide)
Wife: Jane Dows (m. 11-Jun-1874, d. 1890)
Son: Harold (d., fall from tree)
Daughter: Violet Westcott Morawetz
High School: Homer, NY (dropped)
Author of books:
David Harum: A Story of American Life (1898, novel)
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