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Erskine Caldwell

Erskine CaldwellAKA Erskine Preston Caldwell

Born: 17-Dec-1903
Birthplace: Moreland, GA
Died: 11-Apr-1987
Location of death: Paradise Valley, AZ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Scenic Hills Memorial Park, Ashland, OR

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tobacco Road

Father: Ira Sylvester Caldwell (Presbyterian minister, d. 1944)
Mother: Caroline Bell (teacher)
Wife: Helen Lannigan (m. 1925, div., one son, one daughter)
Son: Erskine Caldwell, Jr..
Daughter: Janet
Wife: Margaret Bourke-White (photographer, m. 1939, div. 1942)
Wife: June Johnson (m. 21-Dec-1942, div. circa 1954, one son)
Son: Jay
Wife: Virginia Fletcher (until his death)

    University: Erskine College
    University: University of Virginia (dropped out)

    League of American Writers
    Traveled to the USSR 1959

Author of books:
Tobacco Road (1932, novel)
God's Little Acre (1933, novel)
Journeyman (1935, novel)
Kneel to the Rising Sun (1935, short stories)
The Sacrilege of Alan Kent (1936, poetry)
You Have Seen Their Faces (1937, photography)
Trouble in July (1940, novel)
Georgia Boy (1943, short stories)
Call It Experience (1951, memoir)
In Search of Bisco (1965, travelogue)
Deep South: Memory and Observation (1968, religion)
With All My Might (1987, memoir)

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