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Edgar Rice Burroughs

Edgar Rice Burroughs

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  • Name Edgar Rice Burroughs 
    Born 1 Sep 1875  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1950  Encino, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Obituary
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Obituary
    Altoona (Pennsylvania) Tribune Monday, March 20, 1950 page 1.
    Biographical Information 1961 
    Tarzan-Him Live In Sin?
    Tarzan-Him Live In Sin?
    In 1961 Edgar's Tarzan books came under attack for the perception that Tarzan and Jane were not married.

    The Eugene (Oregon) Guard, Thursday, December 28, 1961 page 2A.
    Military Service U.S. Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was diagnosed with heart problems, therefore ineligible to serve, he was discharged in 1897 
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Service.
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Service.
    The Morning Herald (Hagerstown, Maryland) Friday, April 16, 1926 page 9.
    Edgar Rice Burroughs in Uniform.
    Edgar Rice Burroughs in Uniform.
    The Oakland (California) Tribune, Thursday, January 6, 1949 section, A page 2.
    Occupation An author best known for creating Tarzan, however he was also well known for his work in science fiction and many other genres. In total he wrote almost 70 novels which have been transformed into countless moves, comic books, comic strips, and many other formats. He was living in Hawaii at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. This motivated him to become a war correspondent. At the age off 66 he was one of the oldest war correspondents in World War II 
    Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I10201  Nagel
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2014 

    Father George Tyler Burroughs,   b. 13 Oct 1833, Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1913, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Evaline Zieger,   b. 10 Nov 1840, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1920, Tarzana, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 23 Feb 1863 
    Family ID F3378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Hulbert 
    Married Jan 1900  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 5 Dec 1934 
    Edgar & Emma Rice Burroughs Divorce.
    Edgar & Emma Rice Burroughs Divorce.
    The Racine (Wisconsin) Journal Times, Wedenday, December 5, 1934 page 1.
    Children 
     1. Joan Burroughs,   b. 12 Jan 1908,   d. 31 Dec 1972  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     2. Hulbert Burroughs,   b. 1909,   d. 1991  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     3. John Coleman Burroughs,   b. 1913,   d. 1979  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F3380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Florence Gilbert,   b. 20 Feb 1904, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1991, Sylmar, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1935 
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Wedding.
    Edgar Rice Burroughs Wedding.
    The Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune, Friday, Morning, April 5, 1935 page 9.
    Divorced 1942 
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F3379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart