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Hamlin Garland

1860–1940

Hamlin Garland was born Hannibal Hamlin Garland on September 14, 1860 in West Salem, Wisconsin. A poet, novelist, and biographer, Garland was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1922 for his book A Daughter of the Middle Border (Grosset & Dunlap, 1921). He died in Hollywood, California on March 4, 1940.

Hamlin Garland posed  with a book on his lap. Source: Britannica.com
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