Allan Nevins

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Birthday
20, 1890
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 5, 1971 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1890
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 5, 1971 (80)

About

Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian and journalist who did extensive writing on the events and figures of the Civil War.

Before Fame

He earned a master's degree in English from the University of Illinois in 1913.

Trivia

His biography of President Grover Cleveland won the 1933 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.

Family Life

He was once married to Mary Fleming.

Associated With

He wrote the foreword to John F. Kennedy's book, Profiles in Courage.