Stephen W. Meader

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Birthday
2, 1892
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Jul 18, 1977 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
2, 1892
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Jul 18, 1977 (85)

About

An American author of over forty novels for young adults, he is known for such titles as The Black Buccaneer, Down the Big River, and Longshanks. His 1939 work, Boy with a Pack, won the Newbery Honor.

Before Fame

He graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania in 1913 and subsequently worked as a prevention-of- cruelty officer with the Essex County Children's Aid Society.

Trivia

He worked as an editor for the Philadelphia-based Curtis Publishing Company.

Family Life

He settled in Moorestown Township, New Jersey with his wife Betty.

Associated With

He and Mike Cerrone were both born in Rhode Island.