George Lippard

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Birthday
10, 1822
Birthplace
West Nantmeal Township, PA
Death Date
Feb 9, 1854 (31)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1822
Birthplace
West Nantmeal Township, PA
Death Date
Feb 9, 1854 (31)

About

An American novelist, playwright, and journalist, he was one of the most popular writers in antebellum America. He is known for works such as The Quaker City and Blanche of Brandywine.

Before Fame

He considered careers in ministry and law but abandoned both ideas to pursue a career in writing.

Trivia

He founded a secret society known as the Brotherhood of the Union.

Family Life

He married Rose Newman in 1847.

Associated With

He and Edgar Allan Poe were friends.