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Royall Tyler

  • Birth 18 Jul 1757 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 Aug 1826 Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 22658

Playwright. He served as Vermont's Supreme Court Chief Justice from 1807 to 1813. In 1787 he published the play "The Contrast", which was the second professional play to be produced by an American author. He would go on to write a number of plays and novels while pursuing his career as a jurist.

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22658
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Royall Tyler (18 Jul 1757–16 Aug 1826), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22658, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .