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De Casseres, Benjamin

Jim Tuck

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1601979

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De Casseres, Benjamin (1873–06 December 1945), author and journalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of David De Casseres, a printer, and Charlotte Davis. On his father’s side he was a collateral descendant of Spinoza. De Casseres left high school at thirteen and went to work as a four-dollar-a-week office boy for ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Journalism ; Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Biographical Studies

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