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Browne, Charles Farrarlocked

(26 April 1834–06 March 1867)
  • Alfred H. Marks


Browne, Charles Farrar (26 April 1834–06 March 1867), author and lecturer, known by the pseudonym Artemus Ward, was born in Waterford, Maine, the son of Levi Brown, a surveyor, farmer, and justice of the peace, and Caroline Farrar. (Charles added the e to his surname about 1861.) He seems to have been educated in local schools until 1847, when his father died and he went to work as a printer. In 1851 he was in Boston, setting type for the ...

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