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Austyn W. Granville

Birth
Greater London, England
Death 29 Sep 1922 (aged 68)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 51911414 View Source

Buried on October 2, 1922. (Source: Death Certificate)

He died at home: 3733 Lake Park Avenue.

Occupation on his Death Certificate: Mfg. Chemist

Parents: Augustus Granville & Helen Reed (or Reid).

Wife: Louise Nelson Granville

He is described as a newspaper man, and author of "If the Devil Came to Chicago", 1894: Photocopy - "DEATH CLAIMS AUTHOR", Page 7, 2nd column from the right - "The Evening Star" - Washington, D.C. - September 30, 1922 - Number 28,643 - His first name is spelled Austin.

He also wrote "The Shadow of Shame" in 1891, among other works.

He was an early science-fiction writer: "The Fallen Race", 1892.

Co-inventor:
- U.S. Patent 285,470 on September 25, 1883 for an "Apparatus for Stereotyping Matrix-Strips"
- U.S. Patent 307,445 on November 4, 1884 for a "Type-Writing Machine"


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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: 2 May 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 51911414
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51911414/austyn-w-granville : accessed ), memorial page for Austyn W. Granville (10 Feb 1854–29 Sep 1922), Find a Grave Memorial ID 51911414, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .