George R. Stewart

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Birthday
31, 1895
Birthplace
Sewickley, PA
Death Date
Aug 22, 1980 (85)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
31, 1895
Birthplace
Sewickley, PA
Death Date
Aug 22, 1980 (85)

About

An American novelist and historian, he is known for Pickett's Charge, a 1959 history of the Battle of Gettysburg. His other works include Earth Abides (1949) and Storm (2003).

Before Fame

After graduating from Princeton University, he received his PhD in English from Columbia. He later taught in the English department at the University of California-Berkeley.

Trivia

He once served as an expert witness in a murder trial.

Family Life

He married Theodosia Burton in 1924; together, they had one son and one daughter.

Associated With

His novel Earth Abides inspired The Stand by Stephen King.

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