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Vachel Lindsay
Original name: Nicholas Vachel Lindsay
Birth: Nov. 10, 1879
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1931
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Poet. His first book was, "General William Booth Enters into Heaven and Other Poems."
His doctor reported his death as heart failure, although he actually had committed suicide by drinking Lysol. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Vachel Thomas Lindsay (1843 - 1918)
  Catharine Frazee Lindsay (1848 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Conner Lindsay (1901 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vachel Lindsay (1879 - 1931)
  Isabel Lindsay (1881 - 1888)*
  Esther Lindsay (1883 - 1888)*
  Eudora Lindsay (1885 - 1888)*
  Joy Frazee Lindsay Blair (1889 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide by drinking a bottle of lysol
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 13, 6
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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