Vereen Bell

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Birthday
5, 1911
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Oct 26, 1944 (33)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1911
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Oct 26, 1944 (33)

About

American novelist known for his novels Swamp Water and The Renegade Queen. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was killed during active duty.

Before Fame

He attended Davidson College and graduated in 1932.

Trivia

As of 2014, Davidson College, his alma mater, awards the Vereen Bell Award for creative writing in an attempt to honor his memory.

Family Life

He was born in Cairo, Georgia and attended Davidson College in North Carolina.

Associated With

Jean Renoir directed the film of his novel Swamp Water.