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Peter de Vries


USA flag (1910 - 1993)

Peter de Vries was educated in Dutch Christian Reformed Church schools, graduating from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1931. He also studied at Northwestern University. He supported himself with a number of different jobs, including those of vending machine operator, toffee-apple salesman, radio actor in the 1930s, and as an editor for Poetry magazine from 1938 to 1944.
 
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