Edward Bok

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1863 – 1930

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Who was Edward Bok?

Edward Bok was a Dutch born American editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He was editor of the Ladies' Home Journal for thirty years. Bok is credited with coining the term living room as the name for room of a house that had commonly been called the parlor or drawing room. He also created Bok Tower Gardens in central Florida.

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Born
Oct 9, 1863
Den Helder
Also known as
  • Edward William Bok
  • Edward Bok
  • Eduard Willem Gerard Cesar Hidde Bok
  • Edward W. Bok
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Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Den Helder
  • Brooklyn
Died
Jan 9, 1930

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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