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County: Dutchess

Michael Chiarello

(1962-2023) Chef, writer. Michael Chiarello was born in Red Bluff, California, and died in Napa, California. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

Paul La Farge

(1970-2023) Novelist, short story writer. Paul La Farge was born in Manhattan, New York, and died in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Barbara Rose

(1936-2020) Critic, historian. Barbara Rose was born in Washington, District of Columbia, and died in Concord, New Hampshire.

Elise Justine Bayard

(1823-1853) Poet. Elise Justine Bayard was born in Fishkill, New York, and died in New York City. Her poems were published in The Knickerbocker, a literary magazine published in New York City, and the Literary World.

Joel Benton

(1832-1911) Poet, writer, biographer, editor, essayist, journalist. Joel Benton was born in Amenia, New York, and died in Poughkeepsie, New York.