Heywood Broun

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Birthday
7, 1888
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Dec 18, 1939 (51)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1888
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Dec 18, 1939 (51)

About

American journalist and founder of the American Newspaper Guild.

Before Fame

He dropped out of Harvard to start writing baseball stories in the sports section of the New York Morning Telegraph.

Trivia

He was good friends with the Marx Brothers and was a part of the Algonquin Round Table -- a celebrated group of New York City writers, critics, and actors who met every day for lunch from 1919 to 1929 with Harpo Marx.

Family Life

He had a son with his first wife, writer and feminist Ruth Hale.

Associated With

He was a member of the famed Algonquin Round Table with Dorothy Parker.