Thom's Irish Who's Who/Ervine, John St. John Greer
ERVINE, John St. John Greer, b. Belfast, 28th Dec, 1883; only son of late William Ervine, of Belfast; m. Lenora Mary, elder dau. of G. W. Davis, of Birmingham. Plays: The Magnanimous Lover; Mixed Marriage; Jane Clegg; John Ferguson; The Ship; Progress; Mary, Mary Quite Contrary; and (in collaboration with H. G. Wells) The Wonderful Visit. Novels: Mrs. Martin's Man; Alice and a Family; Changing Winds; and the Foolish Lovers. Short Stories: Eight o'clock and Other Studies. Political: Sir Edward Carson and the Ulster Movement. Was Manager of the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, October, 1915, to June, 1916. Served in ranks of Household Bn., and as a Lieut., 1st Bn R. Dublin Fusiliers. Dramatic Critic of the Observer Recns.: reading and swimming. Res.: 69 Carlisle Mansions, Carlisle Place, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Tel., Victoria, 7301. Clubs: Garrick, R.A.C., Savage.