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Edwin Way Teale
Birth: Jun. 2, 1899
Joliet
Will County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1980
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Author. Born in Joliet, Illinois, he learned about nature from staying at his grandparents farm in Indiana. After graduating from Columbia University, he married, and after a stint as a writer in New York, he became a naturalist, joining the ranks of John James Audubon and John Muir. His books include "Book Of Glides" (1930), "Grassroot Jungles" (1933), "Boys Book Of Photography" (1939), "The Golden Throng" (1940), "Near Horizons" (1942), "Dune Boy" (1943), "The Lost Woods" (1945), "Days Without Time" (1948), "Byways To Adventure" (1948), "North With The Spring" (1951), "The Junior Book Of Insects" (1953), "Insect Friends" (1955), "Autumn Across America" (1956), "Adventures In Nature" (1959), "Journey Into Summer" (1960), "The Lost Dog" (1961), "The Strange Love Of Familiar Insects" (1962), "Audubon's Wildlife" (1964), "Wandering Through Winter" (1965), "Photographs Of American Nature" (1972), "A Naturalist Buys An Old Farm" (1974), "A Walk Through The Year" (1978). He also edited the works, "Walden" (1946), "The Insect World Of J. Henri Fabre" (1949), "Green Treasury" (1952), "The Wilderness Of John Muir" (1954), and "The Thoughts Of Thoreau" (1962). In 1943 he won the John Burroughs Award, and in 1975 the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Award. He was also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Science, and associate of the Royal Photographic Society. 
 
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  Nellie Donovan Teale (1900 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  David Allen Teale (1925 - 1945)*
 
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Burial:
North Cemetery
Hampton
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 01, 2003
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