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 Berton Braley

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Berton Braley

Birth
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 23 Jan 1966 (aged 83)
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 171745423 View Source
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Berton Braley had his first written work, a fairy tale called "Why the Grass is Green" published when he was 11 years of age, in "The American Youth" magazine. He later became a newspaper reporter in Butte, Montana for the "The Butte Daily Inter-Mountain" (1905 - 1906) and the "The Butte Evening News" (1906 -1909). In 1909 he moved to New York City and was a reporter for "Life Magazine" and the "New York Evening Mail" and an editor for "Puck Magazine." In the fall of 1916 he married a woman, whose name is not presently known. He traveled widely in Europe and Asia as a correspondent for magazines and newspapers. On 24 May 1924 in Boylestown, Pennsylvania, he married a second time, to an Englishwoman named Elliott Taylor. On 2 July 1925, Berton and Elliot had a son named Ian Braley. Mr. Braley continued his career as a correspondent, a writer, and a poet. In 1965, he and his wife Elliot moved to Florida.


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