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Full Name: William Lindsay Gresham
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(1909-1962) Novelist. William Lindsay Gresham was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and died in Manhattan, New York. He moved to New York when he was a child.
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1909 (Unknown) County
William Lindsay Gresham was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on August 20, 1909. 
1946 (Unknown) County
Nightmare Alley
(Pub: New York: Rinehart and Company ISBN: )
Novel. 
1926 Kings County
Mr. Gresham graduated from Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, New York, in 1926.  
1953 (Unknown) County
Monster Midway
(Pub: Rinehart ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1949 (Unknown) County
Limbo Tower
(Pub: Rinehart ISBN: )
Novel. 
1959 (Unknown) County
Houdini: The Man Who Walked Through Walls
(Pub: Henry Holt & Company, Inc. ISBN: 0030272602 / 978-0030272608)
Nonfiction. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Book of Strength: Body Building the Safe, Correct Way
(Pub: John Day Company ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1962 New York County
William Lindsay Gresham commited suicide by means of over-dosing on sleeping pills in the Dixie Hotel, now known as the Carter Hotel (Manhattan), in Manhattan, New York, on September 14, 1962, at age 53. 
2013 (Unknown) County
Grindshow: The Selected Writings of William Lindsay Gresham
(Pub: Centipede Press ISBN: 1613471114 / 978-1613471111)
Collection of short stories and essays. 
1962 (Unknown) County
William Lindsay Gresham's remains were cremated and the ashes given to family. 
? New York County
After graduating from high school, Mr. Gresham worked in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. 

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