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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Charles Dudley Warner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1829 in Plainfield, Massachusetts

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Charles Warner practiced law in Chicago from 1856 to 1860.

Biographical and Professional Information

Warner travelled widely, lectured frequently, and was actively interested in prison reform, city park supervision, and other movements for the public good. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and, at the time of his death, was president of the American Social Science Association. When he died, Mart Twain was one of his pall bearers.


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