This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Burton Rascoe

AKA Arthur Burton Rascoe

Born: 22-Oct-1892
Birthplace: Fulton, KY
Died: 19-Mar-1957
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The New York Tribune

Father: Matthew Lafayette Rascoe
Mother: Elizabeth Burton
Wife: Hazel Luke (m. 5-Jul-1913, two children)
Son: Alfred Burton Rascoe (b. 2-Jul-1914, d. 1936 suicide)
Daughter: Ruth Helen

    High School: Shawnee High School, Shawnee, OK (1911)
    University: University of Chicago (attended 1911-13)

    The New York World Telegram Dramatic Critic (1940-46)
    Syndicated Columnist The Daybook of a New Yorker (1924-28)
    The New York Tribune Literary Editor (1922-24)
    McCall's Associate Editor (1921-22)
    Chicago Tribune (1913-20)
    Dutch Treat Club (1928-57)
    Emergency Committee for Southern Political Prisoners 1930
    Sigma Nu Fraternity
    Risk Factors: Stuttering

Author of books:
Theodore Dreiser (1925, biography)
A Bookman's Daybook (1929, columns)
Titans of Literature: From Homer to the Present (1932)
The Joys of Reading: Life's Greatest Pleasure (1937)
Belle Starr: The Bandit Queen (1941, biography)

Create a map starting with Burton Rascoe
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications