David Morton

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1886 – 1957

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Who was David Morton?

David H. Morton was an American poet.

Born in Elkton, Kentucky, he graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909. After a decade of newspaper work, starting at the Louisville Courier-Journal, he became a teacher in the high school at Morristown, New Jersey. Beginning in 1924, he taught at Amherst College.

His work appeared in Harper's Magazine. He is noted for having written a fan letter to Dashiell Hammett.

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Born
Feb 21, 1886
Elkton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
Lived in
  • Chicago
Died
Jun 13, 1957

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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