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Charles Gilman Smith Norris

  • Birth 23 Apr 1881 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Jul 1945 Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Burial Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Plot Section D, Subdivision 1, Block A
  • Memorial ID 5338

Author, novelist, dramatist, and editor. Charles was born April 23, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois. He attended U.C. Berkeley in 1903 and married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909. He was assistant editor of Country Life in America, circulation manager of Sunset magazine, and art editor of American magazine (1908-1913). His published works include The Amateur (1916), Salt: or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass: A Novel of Marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig Iron (1925), Zelda Marsh (1927), Seed, A Novel of Birth Control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks Without Straw (1938), and Flint (1944). He died on July 25, 1945 in Palo Alto, California. His collections are stored in the Special Collections Departments of the University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University.

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  • Added: 2 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5338
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Gilman Smith Norris (23 Apr 1881–25 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5338, citing Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .