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Charles Gilman Smith Norris
Birth: 1881
Death: 1945

Author, novelist, dramatist, and editor. Charles was born April 23, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois. He attended U.C. Berkeley in 1903 and married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909. He was assistant editor of Country Life in America, circulation manager of Sunset magazine, and art editor of American magazine (1908-1913). His published works include The Amateur (1916), Salt: or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass: A Novel of Marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig Iron (1925), Zelda Marsh (1927), Seed, A Novel of Birth Control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks Without Straw (1938), and Flint (1944). He died on July 25, 1945 in Palo Alto, California. His collections are stored in the Special Collections Departments of the University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University. (bio by: Debbie) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Norris (1836 - 1900)
  Gertrude Glorvina Doggett Norris (1844 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Kathleen Thompson Norris (1880 - 1966)
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Norris (1870 - 1902)*
  Charles Gilman Smith Norris (1881 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alta Mesa Memorial Park
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA
Plot: Block 2D
 
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Record added: May 02, 1999
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