Jesse Stuart biography

Jesse Stuart

Novelist, Author

1907 – 1984

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Who was Jesse Stuart?

Jesse Hilton Stuart was an American writer who is known for writing short stories, poetry, and novels about Southern Appalachia. Born and raised in Greenup County, Kentucky, Stuart relied heavily on the rural locale of northeastern Kentucky for his writings. Stuart was named the poet laureate of Kentucky in 1954.

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Born
Aug 8, 1907
Greenup County
Also known as
  • Jesse Hilton Stuart
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Lincoln Memorial University
Lived in
  • Kentucky
Died
Feb 17, 1984
Ironton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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