Reference Entry

Jerome, Jerome Klapka (1859-1927), novelist and playwright

Damian Atkinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Jerome, Jerome Klapka (1859-1927), novelist and playwright, was born Jerome Clapp Jerome on 2 May 1859 at Bradford Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, the fourth child and younger son of Jerome Clapp Jerome, originally Jerome Clapp (1807-1872), nonconformist lay preacher and Staffordshire coalmine owner, and Marguerite Jones (d. 1874), daughter of a ...

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