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Homer Greene, American author, lawyer. member Greene & Male.

Background

Greene, Homer was born on January 10, 1853 in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Giles and Harriet L. (Schenck) Greene.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, C.E., Union College, 1876, Doctor of Letters, 1906. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1878.

Career

Began practice at Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 1879. Member Greene & Male. Director, treasurer Honesdale Cemetery Company.

Director Honesdale National Bank. Active in Pennsylvania politics. Author: (poems) What My Lover Said.

My Daughter Louise; The Banner of the Sea. St Peter, 1927; What My Lover Said (book of collected poems), 1931. (prose) The Blind Brother, 1887.

Burnham Breaker, 1887. Coal and the Coal Mines, 1889, revised edit., 1928. The Riverpark Rebellion, 1892.

A Tale of a Towpath, 1892. Whispering Tongues, 1902. Pickett’s Gap, 1902; A Lincoln Conscript, 1909.

Handicapped, the Story of a White-Haired Boy, 1915. The Unhallowed Harvest, 1917. The Flag, 1917; The Guardsman, 1919.

Home: Honesdale, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poems) What My Lover Said. My Daughter Louise

    • The Banner of the Sea. St Peter, 1927

    • What My Lover Said (book of collected poems), 1931.

      (prose) The Blind Brother, 1887. Burnham Breaker, 1887. Coal and the Coal Mines, 1889, revised edit., 1928.

      The Riverpark Rebellion, 1892. A Tale of a Towpath, 1892. Whispering Tongues, 1902.

      Pickett’s Gap, 1902

    • A Lincoln Conscript, 1909. Handicapped, the Story of a White-Haired Boy, 1915. The Unhallowed Harvest, 1917.

      The Flag, 1917

    • The Guardsman, 1919.

Membership

Member Greene & Male.

Connections

Married Matilda E. Gilbert, September 1883 (died 1884). Married second, Catherine Gaines, June 30, 1886. Children: Giles Pollard, Margaret Harriet.

father:
Giles Greene

mother:
Harriet L. (Schenck) Greene

spouses:
Matilda E. Gilbert

Catherine Gaines

children:
Giles Pollard Greene

Margaret Harriet Greene