Famous People Born in December 1848

  • Dec 9 Joel Chandler Harris, US journalist (created Uncle Remus stories)
  • Dec 12 William Vanderbilt, yachtsman (donated Vanderbilt Cup)
  • Dec 15 Edwin Howland Blashfield, decorated the dome of Library of Congress
  • Dec 17 Frederick Grant Gleason, composer
  • Dec 18 Karl Schroder, composer
  • Dec 21 Edward Everett Rice, composer
  • Dec 30 Mary Frances Allitsen, composer