Stewart Edward White

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Stewart Edward White, the son of Thomas Stewart White, successful lumberman, and Mary E. Daniell, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1895 he received a B.A. in Philosophy and in 1903 an M.A. from Columbia University. He married Elizabeth (Betty) Grant of Rhode Island in 1904, and they were married until her death in 1939.

Early on White worked as a lumberjack and was a lifelong avid outdoorsman. He was a close friend to Theodore Roosevelt, who called White "the kind of young American who is making our new literature. Read more...