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Sherwood Anderson

Sherwood AndersonBorn: 13-Sep-1876
Birthplace: Camden, OH
Died: 8-Mar-1941
Location of death: Colon, Panama
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Round Hill Cemetery, Marion, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Triumph of the Egg

Military service: National Guard (fought in Cuba 1898)

Mentored William Faulkner. Died from peritonitis in Panama.

Father: Irwin Anderson (served in Union Army)
Mother: Emma Smith
Brother: Karl Anderson
Brother: Raymond Anderson
Sister: Stella Anderson
Wife: Cornelia Lane (m. 1904, div. 1916, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Robert Lane Anderson (b. 1908, d. 1951)
Son: John Anderson
Daughter: Marion Anderson ("Mimi")
Wife: Tennessee Mitchell (m. 1916, div. 1924)
Wife: Elizabeth Prall (m. 1924, separated 1928, div.)
Wife: Eleanor Copenhaver (m. 1933)

    University: Wittenberg College, Springfield, OH

    Emergency Committee for Southern Political Prisoners 1930

Author of books:
Windy McPherson's Son (1916, novel)
Marching Men (1917, novel)
Winesburg, Ohio (1919, short stories)
Poor White (1920, novel)
The Triumph of the Egg (1921, short stories)
Horses and Men (1923, short stories)
A Story-Teller's Story (1924, novel, semi-autobiographical)
Dark Laughter (1925, novel)
Tar: A Midwest Childhood (1926, novel, semi-autobiographical)
Hello Towns (1929, short stories)
Beyond Desire (1932, novel)
Death in the Woods and Other Stories (1933, short stories)
Puzzled America (1935, essays)
Kit Brandon (1936, novel)
Memoirs (1942, memoir)
Letters (1953, letters)
Return to Winesburg (1967, essays)
The Memoirs of Sherwood Anderson (1969, memoir)
The Buck Fever Papers (1971, essays)

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