memorialist

noun
me·​mo·​ri·​al·​ist | \ mə-ˈmȯr-ē-ə-list How to pronounce memorialist (audio) \

Definition of memorialist

1 : a person who writes or signs a memorial
2 : a person who writes a memoir

First Known Use of memorialist

1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Memorialist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/memorialist. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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