Bio:Porter Emerson Browne

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PORTER EMERSON BROWNE was born June 22, 1879, in Beverly, MA. [This date is from the WWI registration draft card he filled out.] Although he started his career as a journalist for the Brooklyn Standard Union, his colorful career reportedly included serving as secretary to Pancho Villa and speech writer for Theodore Roosevelt. Though he published at least 8 books and 60 some short stories, today he is primarily remembered as a dramatist. Among his most famous plays were A Fool There Was (1909), The Spendthrift (1910), and The Bad Man (1920). He died, at the age of 55, in Norwalk, CT, on September 20, 1934. Dr. Charles G. Waugh
PORTER EMERSON BROWNE was born June 22, 1879, in Beverly, MA. [This date is from the WWI registration draft card he filled out.] Although he started his career as a journalist for the Brooklyn Standard Union, his colorful career reportedly included serving as secretary to Pancho Villa and speech writer for Theodore Roosevelt. Though he published at least 8 books and 60 some short stories, today he is primarily remembered as a dramatist. Among his most famous plays were A Fool There Was (1909), The Spendthrift (1910), and The Bad Man (1920). He died, at the age of 55, in Norwalk, CT, on September 20, 1934. Dr. Charles G. Waugh

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PORTER EMERSON BROWNE was born June 22, 1879, in Beverly, MA. [This date is from the WWI registration draft card he filled out.] Although he started his career as a journalist for the Brooklyn Standard Union, his colorful career reportedly included serving as secretary to Pancho Villa and speech writer for Theodore Roosevelt. Though he published at least 8 books and 60 some short stories, today he is primarily remembered as a dramatist. Among his most famous plays were A Fool There Was (1909), The Spendthrift (1910), and The Bad Man (1920). He died, at the age of 55, in Norwalk, CT, on September 20, 1934. Dr. Charles G. Waugh

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