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Archibald MacLeish
Birth: May 7, 1892
Glencoe
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1982
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Poet, Playwright. Known as "America's Poet Laureate" and "Poet Laureate of the New Deal" because he served as a cultural adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Among his many works are "Conquistador" (1932), "The Fall of The City" (1937), "Air Raid" (1938), "Collected Poems" (1917-1952), "The Hamlet of A. MacLeish" (1928), "America Was Promises" (1939), and "J.B." (1958). He also won many awards and served under numerous posts. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew MacLeish (1838 - 1928)
  Martha Hillard MacLeish (1856 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada Hitchcock MacLeish (1892 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Kenneth MacLeish (1917 - 1977)*
  Brewster Hitchcock MacLeish (1921 - 1921)*
 
 Sibling:
  Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982)
  Kenneth MacLeish (1894 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Conway
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6721357
Archibald MacLeish
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Archibald MacLeish
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