Rex Ellingwood Beach

Rex Ellingwood Beach

Birth
Atwood, Antrim County, Michigan, USA
Death 7 Dec 1949 (aged 72)
Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, USA
Burial Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 58170893 · View Source
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REX ELLINGWOOD BEACH (1877-1949)

American novelist and playwright. Member of the American water polo team in 1904, winning a silver medal. First President of the Rollins College Alumni Association.

Wrote adventure stories, many taking place in Alaska. Novels include "The Spoilers" (1906) and "The Silver Horde" (1909), both of which were made into movies. 8" x 10" portrait photograph of Beach by Campbell Studios in New York.

The ashes of Beach and his wife Greta are buried on campus where a small marker near the Alumni House says simply, "Rex Beach and Greta Crater Beach."



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  • Created by: Dr. Andree Swanson
  • Added: 4 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58170893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rex Ellingwood Beach (1 Sep 1877–7 Dec 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58170893, citing Rollins College, Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Dr. Andree Swanson (contributor 47094290) .