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George Ade

George Ade, American author. Member National Institute Arts and Letters.; Member Indiana State Council of Defense, 1917-1918.; member Indiana Common for “Chicago World’s Fair 1933”.

Background

  • ADE, George was born on February 9, 1866 in Kentland, Indiana, United States. Son of John Ade of Lewes, England, and Adeline Bush of Cheviot, Ohio, United States of America.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1887, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1926. Doctor of Laws, University of Indiana, 1927. Unmarried. On newspaper, Lafayette, Indiana, 1887-1890, Chicago Record, 1890-1900.

      Delaware Republican National Convention, 1908. Trustee Purdue University, 1908-1915. Grand consul Sigma Chi Fraternity, 1909.

      Promoted Ross-Ade Stadium, Purdue University, 1923-1924, assisting David E. Ross.

    Career

    • Delaware Republican National. Newspaper work, 1890 -1900.

    Works

    • Artie (1896), Pink Marsh (1897), Doc Horne (1899)
    • The Girl Proposition (1902), People You Knew (1903), Breaking Into Society (1903), Father and the Boys (1907), Knocking the Neighbors (1912), and The Old-Time Saloon (1931)
    • The Sultan of Sulu (1902)
    • Fables in Slang (1900)

    Membership

    Member National Institute Arts and Letters. Member Indiana State Council of Defense, 1917-1918. Member Indiana Common for “Chicago World’s Fair 1933”. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago; University,J^ambs, New' York, etc.
    • Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago; University,J^ambs, New' York, etc.

    Connections

    • father: John Ade
    • mother: Adaline (Bush) Ade
    George Ade
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    Born February 9, 1866
    Died May 16, 1944
    (aged 78)
    Nationality
    • 1887
      Purdue University
    • 1887 - 1890
    • 1890 - 1900
      newspaper Record
      Chicago, United States

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