Theodore Winthrop

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Birthday
22, 1828
Birthplace
New Haven, CT
Death Date
Jun 10, 1861 (32)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1828
Birthplace
New Haven, CT
Death Date
Jun 10, 1861 (32)

About

An American writer and lawyer, he is known for such posthumously-published works as John Brent and Edwin Brothertof. His autobiographical novel, Cecil Dreeme, is considered his masterpiece.

Before Fame

He attended Yale University. Upon his graduation, he traveled widely and published several short stories, novels, and essays based on his travels.

Trivia

He was one of the first Union officers killed in the Civil War.

Family Life

He was born in New Haven, Conecticut. He married Elizabeth Woolsey.

Associated With

He was a descendant of John Winthrop.