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Christopher (Darlington) Morley Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 10 pages of information about the life of Christopher (Darlington) Morley.
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Christopher Darlington Morley, born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, became one of America's most popular novelists, essayists, and poets. The son of English immigrant parents, Morley grew up in Haverford College and then Johns Hopkins Univer-noted mathematician, held faculty appointments at Haverford College and then John Hopkins University. Christopher Morley attended Haverford College, receiving his B.A. in 1910, and studied modern history at New College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar (1910-1913), an honor also received by his two brothers, Felix and Frank. After his return to America in 1913, Morley talked himself into a job with Doubleday, Page and Company, and shortly thereafter married Helen Booth Fairchild, whom he had met in England. They had four children, Christopher, Jr., Louise, Helen, and Blythe. Morley later wrote widely read columns in the New York Evening Post (1920-1923) and the Saturday Review of Literature (1924-1941), which he helped found.

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