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Paul Eliot Green
Birth: Mar. 17, 1894
Lillington
Harnett County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 4, 1981
Chapel Hill (Orange County)
Orange County
North Carolina, USA

Playwright, Screenwriter. He was an outspoken champion of civil rights and one of the first white Americans to write plays about black life. In 1926 he wrote "In Abraham's Bosom" and in 1927 he won the Pulitzer Prize for the drama. He also wrote seven Broadway plays and other books including "The Lost Colony" (1937) and "The Common Glory" (1948). He also collaborated with black author Richard Wright on the stage version of his "Native Son". 
 
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 Parents:
  William Archibald Green (1852 - 1926)
  Bettie Lorine Byrd Green (1862 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Atkinson Lay Green (1897 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Janet McNeil Green (1931 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
Chapel Hill (Orange County)
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 07, 2002
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