Maxwell Struthers Burt

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Birthday
18, 1882
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Aug 29, 1952 (69)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1882
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Aug 29, 1952 (69)

About

A turn-of-the-century American novelist, poet, and short-story writer, he is best known for In The High Hills (poems) and The Interpreter’s House (novel). His other works include The Mullah of Miasmia (play) and They Could Not Sleep (short story collection).

Before Fame

After graduating from Princeton University, he moved to Wyoming, where he established and operated two ranches.

Trivia

He was involved in the founding of the Grand Teton National Park.

Family Life

He married novelist Katherine Newlin Burt. The couple's son, Nathaniel, also became an author.

Associated With

He and Gordon Merrick both attended Princeton University.

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