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William Crary Brownell
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1851
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1928
Williamstown
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA

William C.Brownell graduated in 1871 from Amherst College.An art and literary critic and an author,he wrote for the New York World and was on the staff of The Nation.From 1888 until 1926 he was a literary advisor for Charles Scribner's Sons.He married Virginia S.Swinburne in 1878 and,after her death in 1911,married Gertrude Hall(1863-1961)in New York City.She was the daughter of David C.and Edna(Brown)Hall of Boston,Massachusetts She was the author of several volumes of verse.Brownell was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and,as pointed out in Edith Wharton's A Backward Glance,was considered one of the finest literary men of his age. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Virginia Shields Swinburne Brownell (1851 - 1911)*
  Gertrude Anna Hall Brownell (1863 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 171 Lot 13058
 
Created by: Patrick White
Record added: Sep 17, 2012
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William Crary Brownell
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William Crary Brownell
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William Crary Brownell
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Husband of my 6th cousin,Gertrude Hall.Rest in Peace.
- Patrick White
 Added: Sep. 17, 2012
 
 
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