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Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Writers


1871 - Born on the 26 of January in Dunkirk, New York.

1891 - He graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

        - He was a reporter for the New York Sun and then joined McClure's Magazine for nine years.

1905 - He wrote for Collier's Weekly "The Great American Fraud".

1906 - He exposed many of the false claims made about patent medicines, pointing out that in some cases

              these medicines were damaging the health of the people using them.

1911 - He exposed the misleading advertising that companies were using to sell their products.

1920 - He wrote two novels, Flaming Youth and Unforbidden Fruit, dealing with the sexual urges of young

              women in the Jazz Age.

        - He published them under the pseudonym "Warner Fabian" so that his other works would not be tainted

              by any scandal accruing to these novels.

1958 -  He died on the 15th of November.


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