Person Born 26/9/1888 Died 4/1/1965
Poet and publisher. Born Saint Louis, Missouri. His works include: The Waste Land, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (on which Lloyd Webber based Cats), Murder in the Cathedral. Died at home, 3 Kensington Court Gardens.
He requested that his ashes be taken to East Coker, the village from where his ancestors had set off for America. A line from the poem is inscribed on a plaque there: "In my beginning is my end. In my end is my beginning".