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Ware, Haroldlocked

(19 August 1890–13 August 1935)
  • Lowell K. Dyson

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Ware, Harold (19 August 1890–13 August 1935), Communist agrarian specialist, was born in Woodbury, New Jersey, the son of Lucien Bonaparte Ware, a secretary to the president of the Norfolk and Western Railroad, and his cousin, Ella Reeve ( Ella Reeve Bloor), who became a labor organizer and later a Communist functionary, commonly known as “Mother Bloor.” Ware spent a peripatetic youth, first following his father’s professional moves and, after his parents’ divorce, his mother’s organizing work. When Ware was fifteen he developed a temporary lung problem. He moved with his mother and younger siblings to the rural cooperative colony in Arden, Delaware. He became interested in gardening and soon had a small vegetable farm....

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