Mary Hannah Krout
|Mary Hannah Krout|
|Born||November 3, 1851
|Died||May 27, 1927 (aged 75)
|Occupation||Journalist and writer|
Mary Hannah Krout (November 3, 1851 – May 27, 1927) was an American journalist and author.
Krout was born November 3, 1851 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Robert Kennedy and Caroline VanCleve (Brown) Krout. She was educated at home, and became associate editor of the Crawfordsville Journal in 1881, and editor on the Terre Haute Express in 1882.
For 10 years Krout was on the staff of the Chicago Inter-Ocean, serving as its staff correspondent in Hawaii during the revolution in 1893, and furnishing special data subsequently for the United States Department of State. She was also staff correspondent in London from 1895 to 1898, then went to China for a syndicate of representative newspapers specially to investigate the commercial relations of China and the United States.
In 1907 Krout visited Australia for a second time, lecturing on American political and economic conditions and writing a series of articles for the Sydney and Auckland press on American topics. Later she engaged in miscellaneous literary work, and lectured on literary and other topics.
- Hawaii and a Revolution (1888)
- Alice in the Hawaiian Islands (1899)
- A Looker-on in London (1899)
- Two Girls in China (1900)
- Memoirs of Bernice Pauahi Bishop (1909)
- Reminiscences of Mary S. Rice (1908)
- Platters and Pipkins’ (1908)
- The Coign of Vantage (1909)
Her younger sister Caroline Virginia Krout was also a noted author.
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (June 2013)|
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Krout, Mary Hannah". Encyclopedia Americana.
- Mary Hannah Krout at Find a Grave
- "Caroline Virginia Krout". Our Land, Our Literature. Ball State University. Retrieved 21 June 2012.