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Edward Noyes Westcott

Edward Noyes WestcottBorn: 27-Sep-1846
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Died: 31-Mar-1898
Location of death: Syracuse, NY
Cause of death: Tuberculosis

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: David Harum

Died six months prior to his novel's publication, an instant best-seller.

His father Amos, a prominent dentist who served as mayor Syracuse, was the hoaxer who conceived the Cardiff Giant.

Father: Amos Westcott (dentist, b. 20-Apr-1815, d. 6-Jul-1873, suicide)
Mother: Clara Babcock Westcott
Brother: Frank Westcott (d., suicide)
Wife: Jane Dows (m. 11-Jun-1874, d. 1890)
Son: Harold (d., fall from tree)
Son: Philip
Daughter: Violet Westcott Morawetz

    High School: Homer, NY (dropped)

Author of books:
David Harum: A Story of American Life (1898, novel)

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