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American playwright Charles Hale Hoyt is born in Concord, New Hampshire

Charles Hale Hoyt, detail
07/26/1860
Charles Hale Hoyt was born Concord, New Hampshire. He became a journalist, spending five years as the drama and music critic of the Boston Post. He was also a successful state politician, serving two terms in the New Hampshire house.  He began writing plays in 1887 and met with remarkable popularity; his play Trip to Chinatown, for example, is said to have earned him half a million dollars.  He died in Charleston, New Hampshire in 1900.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Charles Hoyt Hale," in Rossiter Johnson and John Howard Brown(eds.), The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans ... Volume V (Boston, MA: The Biographical Company, 1904), np.

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