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Beston, Henry

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Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Naturalists

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1888 - Born on the 1st of June in Boston.

1909 - Earned B.A at Adams Academy in Quincy.

1911 - Finished M.A at Harvard College.

1914 - Returned to Harvard as an English department assistant.

1915 - Beston joined the French army and served as an ambulance driver.

1918 - Became a press representative for the U.S. Navy.

         - Beston began writing fairy tales under the name "Henry Beston".

1919 - Published The Firelight Fairy Book.

1923 - Published The Starlight Wonder.

1929 - Beston married writer Elizabeth Coatsworth.

1959 - Donated the "Fo'castle" to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

1964 - Returned to the beach in Eastham.

1968 - Beston died on 15th of April in Nobleboro, Maine.

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