Aaron Bernd (1894-1937) was a Jewish writer, literary editor, and businessman born December 22, 1894 to Gustave Bernd and Henrietta Blum of Macon, Georgia. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he attended Columbia University and then worked briefly as a publicity agent in Hollywood before serving in the United States Army in Europe during World War I. He then returned to Macon to manage the family leather goods business, G. Bernd Company, where he lived for the remainder of his life. Bernd served as the literary editor for The Macon Telegraph and also wrote a column under the pseudonym "Coleman Hill." He was a contributor to The Baltimore Sun, The New Yorker, and The American Legion Monthly. He died of influenza on February 11, 1937.
From the description of Aaron Bernd papers, 1919-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 434456951