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 John Henry O'Hara

John Henry O'Hara

Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Apr 1970 (aged 65)
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 771 · View Source
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Author. An acclaimed writer of novels, short stories, theatrical plays and movie screenplays, he is best know for his novels "Appointment in Samarra" (1934), "Butterfield 8" (1935), and "Pal Joey" (1940).

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“Better than anyone else, he told the truth about his time. He was a professional. He wrote honestly and well.”




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry O'Hara (31 Jan 1905–11 Apr 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 771, citing Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .