Andrew Nelson Lytle

September 9, 2020 Local Historian Bill Jakes

Andrew Nelson Lytle (December 26, 1902 – December 13, 1995) was an American novelist, dramatist, essayist and professor of literature.

He was born on December 26, 1902 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1925.

Lytle was the owner of “Cornsilk”, a historic house in Cross Plains, Tennessee, in the 1940s. He died on December 13, 1995, in Monteagle, TN. and was buried at the University of the South Cemetery, Sewanee, Tennessee.

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