Thornton Burgess

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1874 – 1965

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Who was Thornton Burgess?

Thornton Waldo Burgess was a conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, "Bedtime Stories". He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written over 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column.

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Born
Jan 14, 1874
Sandwich
Also known as
  • Bedtime Story-Man
  • W. B. Thornton
  • Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo) Burgess
  • W. Burgess Thornton
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Sandwich High School
Died
Jun 5, 1965
Hampden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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