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Vardis Fisher (1895–1968)

American novelist Vardis Fisher was born in Utah in 1895. His parents were Mormon converts--although he later became an atheist and remained so for the rest of his life--who were among the members of the Mormon wagon train that traveled west with Mormon founder Joseph Smith. He graduated from the University of Utah and got his M.A. and PhD from the... See full bio »


(age 73) in Hagerman, Idaho, USA

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Fought in the US Army during World War I.

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