Samuel Shellabarger





Samuel Shellabarger

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born
in Washington D.C., The United States
May 18, 1888

died
March 21, 1954

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AKA:
John Esteven
Peter Loring

Samuel Shellabarger was an American educator and author of both scholarly works and best-selling historical novels. He was born in Washington, D.C., on 18 May 1888, but his parents both died while he was a baby. Samuel was therefore reared by his grandfather, Samuel Shellabarger, a noted lawyer who had served in Congress during the American Civil War and as Minister to Portugal. Young Samuel's travels with his grandfather later proved a goldmine of background material for his novels.

Shellabarger attended private schools and in 1909 graduated from Princeton University, where he would later teach. After studying for a year at Munich University in Germany, he resumed his studies at Harvard University and Yale Univer
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More books by Samuel Shellabarger…
“Forewarned is forearmed...”
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“Orsini did not wait for compliments. Reserve is best countered by reserve.”
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“But, learn that although all men are for sale, they don’t sell themselves to all buyers.”
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