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Edgar Albert Guest, British writer. Member American Press Humorists (ex-president).; Mason (33°).

Background

Guest, Edgar Albert was born on August 20, 1881 in Birmingham, England. Son of Edwin and Julia (Wayne) Guest.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1891. Educated grammar and high schools, Detroit.

Career

Connected with Detroit Free Press since 1895. Conducts column of verse and humorous sketches.

Works

  • Other Work

    • "A Heap o' Livin" (1916)

    • "Just Folks" (1917)

    • "Collected Verses" (1934)

    • "All in a Lifetime" (1938)

    • "Today and Tomorrow" (1942)

Membership

Member American Press Humorists (ex-president). Mason (33°).

Connections

Married Nellie Crossman, June 28, 1906: children—Edgar A., Janet.

father:
Edwin Guest

mother:
Julia (Wayne) Guest

spouse:
Nellie Crossman