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Willets, Gilson, 1869-1922

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    • Gilson Hoyt
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1869-08-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1922-05-25
    • Birth Place

        Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        New York (N.Y.)
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    • Willets, Gilson, b. 1869
  • Sources

    • found: Willets, Gilson. Inside history of the White House, 1908: title page (Gilson Willets, author of "The rulers of the world at home," "The workers of the nation," "Recent histories of the United States, Russia, Japan and China," etc.)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Willets, Gilson, b. 1869- )
    • found: Who was who in America, 1969-1973: (Willets, Gilson; author, editor, traveler; born Hempstead, L.I., N.Y., Aug. 10, 1869; editor: Current Literature, 1892-1893; Romance Magazine, 1895-6-7; went to Cuba after Maine disaster for Leslie's Weekly and Collier's Weekly; special corr. in the Southern camps during Spanish-Am. War, and was 1st corr. to journey through Cuba from Havana to Santiago after war; went to India, journeyed about 1000 miles through famine district, 1900; sledge journey across north of Russia, Finland and Sweden, 1902; tour of capitals of Europe and West Indies, 1904; crossed Mexico on horseback for Leslie's Weekly, 1905; trans-continental tours for Frank A. Munsey's publis., 1906-1907; 2 trips to Pacific Coast covering every state in the Unio for The Railroad Man's Mag., 1908-9-10.home: New York, NY)
    • found:, searched July 22, 2016: (Gilson Hoyt Willets; born Aug. 10, 1869, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York; died May 25, 1922, Los Angeles, California; author, traveler, production manager for Pathe Film Company; correspondent for Leslie's Weekly and Colliers Weekly in Cuba during Spanish-American war; said to be originator of the modern motion picture serial)
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    • 1984-05-22: new
    • 2016-07-23: revised
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