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 John Gould Fletcher

John Gould Fletcher

Birth
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Death 10 May 1950 (aged 64)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Juniper 715/716
Memorial ID 9818 · View Source
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Author. He won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Selected Poems", the first southern poet to receive the prize. Other works include "The Epic of Arkansas" (1936), "South Star" (1941), "Life is My Song" (1942), "The Burning Mountain" (1946), and "Arkansas" (1947). Fletcher was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. His second wife was children's author Charlie May Hogue, who wrote under the name of Charlie May Simon. He committed suicide by drowning in the pond near his home, "Johnswood."

Bio by: P. V. Hays


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gould Fletcher (3 Jan 1886–10 May 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9818, citing Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .