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Reed Whittemore

AKA Edward Reed Whittemore II

Born: 11-Sep-1919
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 6-Apr-2012
Location of death: Kensington, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Heroes & Heroines

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII)

Wife: Helen Lundeen (m. 1952, until his death, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Cate Whittemore
Daughter: Daisy Whittemore
Son: Jack Whittemore (d. 1997)
Son: Ned Whittemore

    University: BA, Yale University (1941)
    Professor: Carleton College (1947-66)
    Professor: University of Maryland (1968-84)

Author of books:
Heroes & Heroines (1946, poetry)
An American Takes a Walk (1956, poetry)
The Self-Made Man (1959, poetry)
The Boy from Iowa (1962, poetry)
Poems, New and Selected (1967, poetry)
Fifty Poems Fifty (1970, poetry)
The Mother's Breast and the Father's House (1974, poetry)
William Carlos Williams: Poet from Jersey (1975, biography)
The Feel of Rock: Poems of Three Decades (1982, poetry)
The Past, the Future, the Present: Poems Selected and New (1990, poetry)
Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate (1992, criticism)



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