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Henry van Dyke

Henry van DykeBorn: 10-Nov-1852
Birthplace: Germantown, PA
Died: 10-Apr-1933
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Unknown Quantity

Military service: US Navy (chaplain, 1916-)

Minister at Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City (1883-99).

Father: Henry Jackson van Dyke (b. 1822, d. 1891)
Mother: Henrietta Ashmead (b. 1820, d. 1893)
Brother: Paul van Dyke (b. 1859, d. 1933)
Wife: Ellen Reid (m. 1881, nine children)
Son: Tertius van Dyke (b. 1886, d. 1958)

    University: Princeton University (1873)
    Theological: Princeton Theological Seminary (1877)
    Professor: English Literature, Princeton University (1899-1923)

    US Ambassador to the Netherlands 1913-16
    US Ambassador to Luxembourg 1913-16
    American Academy of Arts and Letters

Author of books:
Little Rivers (1895)
Fisherman's Luck (1899)
The Ruling Passion (1901, short stories)
The Blue Flower (1902, short stories)
The Unknown Quantity (1912, short stories)
The Valley of Vision (1919, short stories)
Poems (1920, poetry)
The Golden Key (1926, short stories)

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