Allen Drury

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Birthday
2, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Sep 2, 1988 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Sep 2, 1988 (70)

About

A Twentieth-century American fiction writer, he is best known for his 1959 novel, Advise and Consent, which received the Pulitzer Prize in 1960.

Before Fame

Prior to pursuing a career as a novelist, he served in the U.S. Army as an infantry soldier.

Trivia

He won a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for his editorial writing.

Family Life

He was a descendant of Hugh Drury and Lydia Rice. He never married.

Associated With

He admired the political career of Robert Taft.

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