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James Owen Tryon



James Owen Tryon was born September 16, 1879 in Athens, New York. He graduated from Williams College in 1900, and then obtained his LL.D. degree from New York Law School in 1903). He practiced law in New York from 1903 to 1926. During World War I, he served as Field Director and Major for the American Red Cross and was in charge of the debarkation hospital on Staten Island. Tryon died on November 7, 1952.

Tryon's writings include poetry, nonfiction, fiction, and a play.

[Source: James Owen Tryon Papers, Williams College; The Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets: The Who's Who of American Poets 447 (New York: Avon House, 1938)]

Research Resources

James Owen Tryon Papers
Williams College