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George Aiken (playwright)

George Aiken
Born (1830-12-19)December 19, 1830
Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 27, 1876(1876-04-27) (aged 45)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Resting place
Mount Auburn Cemetery[1]
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Occupation Stage actor

George L. Aiken (December 19, 1830 – April 27, 1876) was a nineteenth-century American playwright and actor who is best known for writing the most popular of the numerous stage adaptations of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Aiken was a writer of


External links

  • Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1963.
  • Bernstein, Robin (2011). Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights,. New York University Press.  
  1. ^ "Map | Mount Auburn Cemetery". Mountauburn.org. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
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