James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

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James Arthur Baldwin
Born in Harlem, New York, U.S.map
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Died in Saint-Paul de Vence, Francemap
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Biography

New York, author, poet, playwright.

His essay "Notes of a Native Son," in the sources below, has some biographical information about his parents and family.

Obituary: [1]

James was entered in the American Poet's Corner of St. John the Divine Cathedral posthumously in 2011 [2]

Sources

  1. The Desert Sun Palm Springs, California, December 1, 1987
  2. [1] Northport journal 2011/11/1 NYS Historic Newspapers
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4L7-18Q : accessed 8 February 2018), James Baldwin in household of David Baldwin, Manhattan (Districts 0751-1000), New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 936, sheet 10A, line 27, family 267, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1574; FHL microfilm 2,341,309.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQTG-LHQ : accessed 8 February 2018), James Baldwin in household of David Baldwin, Assembly District 19, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-1665, sheet 6B, line 72, family 118, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2663.


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