Ernest Poole

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Birthday
23, 1880
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jan 10, 1950 (69)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1880
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jan 10, 1950 (69)

About

The author of the widely acclaimed, pro-socialist novel, The Harbor (1915), he also wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning work, His Family (1917).

Before Fame

After graduating from Princeton University, he became a prominent journalist. His socially-themed articles argued for an end to child labor.

Trivia

Many critics considered his Pulitzer Prize (awarded for His Family) to have actually been awarded for The Harbor, which was published before the Pulitzer Prize existed.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He died in New York City in 1950.

Associated With

He and John Steinbeck were both recipients of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Steinbeck's pro-socialist novel The Grapes of Wrath won the prestigious honor.

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