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Arna Bontemps

Poet Arna Bontemps

Profession: Poet

United States of America

Biography: He is best known for his novel "Black Thunder", children’s books like "You Can’t Pet a Possum" and poems.

Born: October 13, 1902
Birthplace: Alexandria, Louisiana, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Died: June 4, 1973 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1926-08-26 Poet Arna Bontemps (24) weds fellow Seventh-Day Adventist Alberta Johnson

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