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Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (1931 - 2015)

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Edgar Lawrence (E L) Doctorow
Born in New York, New York, USAmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Manhattan, New York, USAmap
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Author of Ragtime (made into the last James Cagney film). He was an award winning author and novelist. Several of his novels later became films (Daniel, Billy Bathgate) or plays.

Named after Edgar Allan Poe[1][2]

Parents: Rose (Levine) & David Richard Doctorow. Wife Helen Esther Setzer. Children Richard, Jenny, Caoline.[2]


  1. "2015 Tributes" People (Special Edition), Time Life Books: New York, New York. 2015, p89.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia E.L. Doctorow, accessed 3 Jan 2016.

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