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Clarence Budington "Bud" Kelland
Birth: Jul. 11, 1881
Portland
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1964
Scottsdale
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

American Author. From the 1920s through the 1950s, "Bud" Kelland was one of the most famous and highly paid authors in the world. Mr. Kelland's well known works included the novel "Scattergood Baines" and "Opera Hat," which was the basis for the 1936 Gary Cooper movie "Mr Deeds Goes To Town," and its 2002 Adam Sandler remake "Mr. Deeds." Other works were made into motion pictures, such as "Speak Easily," starring Buster Keaton, and his novel "Arizona," which was made into a movie by the same name in 1940, starring Jean Arthur. His writing career spanned over six decades. He wrote 60 novels and more than 200 short stories. He gained his reputation by writing for magazines-mostly the "Saturday Evening Post" and "The American." It was trhough these that he chronicled the fiction characters of Scattergood Baines, Mark Tidd, and Mr. Deeds. (bio by: Tracy R) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bessie Carolina Smith Kelland (1888 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Smith Kelland (1910 - 1989)*
  Horace Kendall Kelland (1913 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery of Saint John's Church
Laurel Hollow
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tracy R
Record added: May 08, 2012
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Clarence Budington Bud Kelland
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Clarence Budington Bud Kelland
Added by: Tracy R
 
Clarence Budington Bud Kelland
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- Tracy R
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
Hometown Boy! Happy Birthday Bud.
- Marilynn Johnson
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
On the 50th anniversary of your death.
- blue lady
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
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