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Full Name: Stephen Vincent Benet
Biography:
(1898-1943) Writer, poet. Stephen Vincent Benet lived at the Watervliet Arsenal during two separate periods. In 1998 the United States Postal Service issued its fifteenth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Stephen Vincent Benet.
Author's Timeline:
1898 (Unknown) County
Stephen Vincent Benet was born in Fountain Hill, near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1898.  
1943 New York County
Stephen Vincent Benet died in New York City in 1943. 
1928 (Unknown) County
John Brown's Body
Poem; winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1929. 
1937 (Unknown) County
The Devil And Daniel Webster
 
1943 (Unknown) County
Western Star
Posthumously published. Pulitzer Prize, 1944.  
1915 (Unknown) County
Five Men And Pompey
Collection of verse. 
1920 (Unknown) County
Heavens and Earth
Poetry. 
1921 (Unknown) County
The Beginning Of Wisdom
Autobiographical novel. 
1922 (Unknown) County
Young People's Pride
Novel. 
1923 (Unknown) County
Jean Huguenot
Novel. 
1926 (Unknown) County
Spanish Bayonet
Novel. 
1934 (Unknown) County
James Shore's Daughter
Novel. 
1933 (Unknown) County
A Book Of Americans
 
1931 (Unknown) County
Ballads And Poems
 
1936 (Unknown) County
The Burning City
 
1937 (Unknown) County
The Headless Horseman
One-act play. 
1937 (Unknown) County
Thirteen O'clock
Short story collection including "The Devil And Daniel Webster." 
1939 (Unknown) County
Tales Before Midnight
 
1946 (Unknown) County
The Last Circle
 
1943 (Unknown) County
Stephen Vincent Benet is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Stonington, Connecticut. 
? Albany County
Benet lived at the Watervliet Arsenal during two separate periods. He was a graduate of The Albany Academy in Albany, New York.  

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