Booth, Robert

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Robert Booth (1951-) Educated at Harvard and Boston University, Booth worked summers as a lobsterman and sailing instructor, according to "Legendary Locals".

He has worked in publishing and as a reporter, also establishing himself as an architectural-historical consultant. In 2011, he published

Death of an Empire, which pictures Salem at the end of its glory days in the shipping industry, centering around the murder of Capt. Joseph White in 1830.

See Also

Death of an Empire: the rise and murderous fall of Salem, America's richest city R. Booth, 2011.

Legendary Locals of Salem ed. Curley, Malcolm and Dionne, p. 48