Emily Post

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Birthday
27, 1872
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Sep 25, 1960 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1872
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Sep 25, 1960 (87)

About

Journalist and author whose bestselling manners manual, "Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home," was published in 1922. She was also an etiquette columnist for The Bell Syndicate.

Before Fame

She began her writing career by submitting articles to such publications as Harper's and Scribner's. In the early 1900s, she also published several novels, including Flight of a Moth (1904) and Purple and Fine Linen (1906).

Trivia

She established the Emily Post Institute in 1946.

Family Life

She married banker Edwin Main Post in 1892. The couple had two sons and divorced in 1905 as a result of Mr. Post's numerous affairs with actresses.

Associated With

She humorously stated that English king and wife-murderer, Henry VIII, had no manners.