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Born on July 14
Passed Away on July 21
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Owen Wister Owen Wister (1860-1938) was born in Philadelphia, a grandson of the British actress Fanny Kemble, and became known for stories of cowboys in the American West; for example, The Virginian in 1902.

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Owen Wister was an American novelist who created the genre of the western.

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Category: Writers  - ( Writers Archive)

Date Added: 06 July '12

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