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Streeter, Edwardlocked

(01 August 1891–31 March 1976)
  • Roy Arthur Swanson

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Streeter, Edward (01 August 1891–31 March 1976), literary humorist and banking executive, was born in Chestertown, New York, the son of Harvey B. Streeter, a businessman, and Frances “Fanny” Chamberlain. During his childhood in Buffalo, New York, Streeter made considerable use of his affluent parents’ extensive library and began to write fiction before he was ten years old. He went on to edit the school newspaper and his class yearbook at Pomfret School; and at Harvard he became editor of the ...

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