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Fullerton, William Mortonlocked

(18 September 1865–26 August 1952)
  • Marion Mainwaring

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Fullerton, William Morton (18 September 1865–26 August 1952), journalist and writer, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, the son of Bradford Morton Fullerton, a divinity student, and Julia Ball Fullerton. His father had temporarily dropped out of Andover Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, but after the boy was born, he returned to complete the course, then went to serve a congregation in Palmer as minister. “Will” or “Morton” attended the village school and, briefly, Phillips Academy in Andover. Handsome, bright, and even as a child strangely magnetic, he was idolized by his parents, his younger brother, and his half-cousin Katharine (later ...

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