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Full Name: Thornton Wilder
Biography:
(1897-1975) Playwright, novelist. Thornton Wilder stayed at the Algonquin Hotel. In 1997 the United States Postal Service issued its fourteenth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Thornton Wilder.
Author's Timeline:
1897 (Unknown) County
Thornton Niven Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1897. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Thorton Wilder died in Hamden, Connecticut in 1975. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Thornton Wilder was interred in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut.  
1938 (Unknown) County
Our Town
Play; Pulitzer Prize winner. 
1942 (Unknown) County
Skin of Our Teeth
Play; Pulitzer Prize winner. 
1954 (Unknown) County
The Matchmaker
Play. 
1926 (Unknown) County
The Cabala
Novel. 
1927 (Unknown) County
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Novel; Pulitzer Prize winner. 
1928 (Unknown) County
The Angel That Troubled the Waters
Play. 
1930 (Unknown) County
The Woman of Andros
Novel. 
1934 (Unknown) County
Heaven's My Destination
Novel. 
1948 (Unknown) County
The Ides of March
Novel. 
1973 (Unknown) County
Theophilus North
Novel. 
? New York County
Wilder stayed at the Algonquin Hotel in Manhattan, New York. 

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