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Roi Cooper Megrue
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1883
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1927

Playwright - He began his career as an assistant to agent, Elisabeth Marbury. His early plays included: Under Cover, It pays To Advertise, and Potash and Perlmutter in Society. He directed the first Pulitzer Prize winning play, Why Marry? which he also co-produced.

Son of Frank Newton and Stella Georgiana (Cooper) M.; A.B., Columbia, 1903; unmarried. Republican. Episcopalian. Author: (plays) An Unlucky Star (1-act), prod. 1912; Under Cover, 1913; (with Walter Hackett) It Pays to Advertise, 1914; Under Fire, 1915; (with Montague Glass) Potash and Perlmutter in Society, 1915; Seven Chances, 1916; (with Irvin S. Cobb) Under Sentence, 1916; Where Poppies Bloom, 1918; Tea for Three, 1918; Honors Are Even, 1920; Venice for Two (from the French of Sacha Guitry), 1925. Home: New York, N.Y
Death: Died Feb. 27, 1927. 
 
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  Stella Cooper Megrue (____ - 1927)
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 32/33 Crown Grove South
GPS (lat/lon): 40.88997, -73.86813
 
Created by: Judson Rhoads
Record added: Jul 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72553646
Roi Cooper Megrue
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Roi Cooper Megrue
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Roi Cooper Megrue
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