John Stewart Carter
Born: March 26, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: October 1965 Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Carter was born in Chicago and lived most of his life in Oak Park. Biography: John Stewart Carter was an author who published two short stories, several poems and a successful novel titled ''Full Fathom Five''. When Carter was a boy the Hemingway family were neighbors and his father was a colleague of Dr. Hemingway. Influenced by the life of Ernest Hemingway, both John Stewart Carter and his brother Albert Howard Carter aspired to become authors. John Stewart Carter was a poet, author and a professor of English at Chicago Teachers College.