Ward Greene

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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
American novelist Ward Greene was born in Asheville, NC, in 1892 to a family that could trace its lineage back to the American Revolution (one of his ancestors was Gen. Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army, who served under Gen. George Washington). When he was a child the family moved to Atlanta, GA, where he was raised. He attended the University of the South in Tennessee from 1912-1913, and in 1913 he took a job on the "Atlanta Journal" as an assistant sports editor. Read more...