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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose BierceAKA Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce

Born: 24-Jun-1842
Birthplace: Horse Cave Creek, OH
Died: c. 1914
Location of death: Mexico
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Missing

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Devil's Dictionary

Military service: Union Army (Civil War, head injury)

Father: Marcus Aurelius Bierce
Mother: Laura
Wife: Mary Ellen Day (m. 1871)
Son: Day (b. 1872)
Son: Leigh (b. 1874)
Daughter: Helen (b. 1875)

    High School: Kentucky Military Institute

    The San Francisco Examiner Columnist (1887-97)
    The Wasp Columnist (1881-86)
    San Francisco News Letter and California Advertiser Columnist (1868-72)
    Declared Legally Dead
    Famous Missing Persons

Author of books:
The Fiend's Delight (1873, collection)
Nuggets and Dust Panned Out in California (1873, short stories)
Cobwebs from an Empty Skull (1874, collection)
Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (1891, short stories)
Can Such Things Be? (1893, short stories)
The Devil's Dictionary (1906, humor)


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