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John Gould Fletcher
Birth: Jan. 3, 1886
Death: May 10, 1950

Author. He won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Selected Poems", the first southern poet to receive the prize. Other works include "The Epic of Arkansas" (1936), "South Star" (1941), "Life is My Song" (1942), "The Burning Mountain" (1946), and "Arkansas" (1947). Fletcher was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. His second wife was children's author Charlie May Hogue, who wrote under the name of Charlie May Simon. He committed suicide by drowning in the pond near his home, "Johnswood."
 (bio by: Patti V.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Gould Fletcher (1831 - 1906)
  Adolphine Krause Fletcher (1854 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlie May Hogue Fletcher (1897 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adeline Parker (1859 - 1943)*
  Frederika H Fletcher (1879 - 1880)*
  Adolphine Fletcher Terry (1882 - 1976)*
  John Gould Fletcher (1886 - 1950)
  Nathan Fletcher (1888 - 1889)*
  Mary Fletcher Drennan (1890 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Holly Cemetery
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Juniper 715/716
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2000
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