William J. Blake (1) [1894–1968]

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American born, William J. Blake was a broker, novelist and Marxist political economist. His birth name was Wilhelm Blech. His first marriage ended in divorce, and he then married Australian novelist Christina Stead, with whom he had been living since the late 1920s. Blake's father was physician, surgeon, and medical educator Gustavus M. Blech, M.D. Blake died of stomach cancer.


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