Lincoln Steffens

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Birthday
6, 1866
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Aug 9, 1936 (70)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1866
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Aug 9, 1936 (70)

About

American journalist known for his investigative articles that were collectively published as a book called The Shame of the Cities. He was known for exposing government corruption and being a supporter of communism.

Before Fame

He attended the University of California and later studied abroad in France and Germany.

Trivia

At one time, he was an editor for McClure's magazine.

Family Life

He was born in San Francisco, California and passed away in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

Associated With

He and Ida Tarbell were both early "muckrakers", journalists who exposed government corruption.