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James Branch Cabell

James Branch CabellBorn: 14-Apr-1879
Birthplace: Richmond, VA
Died: 5-May-1958
Location of death: Richmond, VA
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice

His bestseller Jurgen was the subject of an obscenity trial in 1922.

Wife: Rebecca Priscilla Bradley Shepherd (widow, b. 1874, m. 1913, d. 1949, one son)
Son: Ballard Hartwell Cabell (downs syndrome, b. 1915, d. 1980)
Wife: Margaret Waller Freeman (b. circa 1893, m. 1950, d. 1983)

    University: College of William and Mary (1893-98, expelled, readmitted, degree)

    The New York Herald Reporter
    The American Spectator Editorial Board (1932-35)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1937
    Expelled from School
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions (1917, novel)
Beyond Life (1919, novel)
Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice (1919, novel)
Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (1921, novel)
The High Place: A Comedy of Disenchantment (1923, novel)
The St. Johns: A Paradise of Diversities (1943, natural history)
Let Me Lie (1947, essays)
Quiet Please (1952, memoir)

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