|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1834|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1867|
Southampton Unitary Authority
Humorist. He learned the business of a printer, and gained distinction by writing for the the public journals a series of "Letters from Artemus Ward, Showman." He became a popular lecturer, visited California in 1863, and London in 1866. He published "Artemus Ward His Book," and other works.
Elm Vale Cemetery
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Thank you Mr. Ward for providing PresidentLincoln with much needed humor during the grim times of the Civil War. RIP|
Added: May. 18, 2017
Charles Farrar Browne (Artemus Ward) was a favorite writer of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln read aloud a selection from Artemus Ward to a meeting of the cabinet before announcing the Emancipation Proclamation to them.|
Added: Sep. 6, 2016
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