William Saroyan

William Saroyan (HMRI2)

Location: Fresno, CA 93724 Fresno County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 44.104', W 119° 47.341'

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August 31, 1908 - May 18, 1981

Born in Fresno, California at 621 Broadway
Son of Armenian immigrants

Writer - Playwright

First American playwright to win both the
Pulitzer Prize and
Drama Critics' Circle Award
in the same year:
"The Time of Your Life", 1940

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Oscar for Writing: (Best Original Story),
"The Human Comedy", 1943

..."I came to see from the perspective of far away cities, some of the charm and some of the depth, dimension, and potential of Fresno..."
William Saroyan

Dedicated May 1, 1988
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HM NumberHMRI2
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed1988
Placed ByThe William Saroyan Festival Committee and Supporting Businesses and Friends
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 250957 N 4069110
Decimal Degrees36.73506667, -119.78901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 44.104', W 119° 47.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 44' 6.24" N, 119° 47' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2149 Tulare St, Fresno CA 93724, US
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