Wallace Stevens

born Reading, Pennsylvania October 2, 1879

died Hartford, Connecticut August 2, 1955

father Garrett Barcalow Stevens, a lawyer

mother Margaretha Catharine Zeller, a schoolteacher

attended Reading Boys' High School

enrolled Harvard College 1893

encouraged by George Santayana

left Harvard 1900

worked as reporter for the New York Tribune

graduated from New York Law School, 1903, LL.B.

admitted to the bar, 1904

married Elsie Viola Kachel from Reading, September 21, 1909

daughter Holly Bight, born 1924

Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens at Academy of American Poets

Wallace Stevens at Books and Writers

Wallace Steves at Modern American Poetry

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