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Moore, Merrilllocked

(11 September 1903–20 September 1957)
  • Elizabeth A. Archuleta
  •  and Susan E. Gunter

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Moore, Merrill (11 September 1903–20 September 1957), poet and psychiatrist, was born Austin Merrill Moore in Columbia, Tennessee, the son of John Trotwood Moore, a poet, novelist, and historian, and Mary Brown Daniel, a writer. From 1919 to 1929 his father served as director of libraries, archives, and history for the state of Tennessee, a position later filled by his mother. John Trotwood Moore was a leader in literary circles around the South, and his son credited him with developing his interest in literature....

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