Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. was born 14 March 1893 in Colorado to Samuel Atkins Eliot (1862-1950) and Frances S. Hopkinson and died 3 August 1984 of unspecified causes. He married Ethel Augusta Cook (1890-) 10 July 1915 in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. (March 14, 1893–August 3, 1984) was an American author, born in Denver, Colo. and educated at Harvard. He was the son of Samuel Atkins Eliot (1862-1950), a prominent Unitarian clergyman, and the grandson of Charles W. Eliot, a president of Harvard University. Samuel Eliot Jr. wrote books on the theatre and made many translations from the German playwright Frank Wedekind.

Published Works

His works include Little Theatre Classics (three volumes, (1918–21); Erdgeist (1914); Pandora's Box (1914); and Tragedies of Sex (1923).


Offspring of Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. and Ethel Augusta Cook (1890-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Francis T Eliot (1917-)
Alexander Eliot (1920-)




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