Louis Auchincloss

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Birthday
27, 1917
Birthplace
Lawrence, NY
Death Date
Jan 26, 2010 (92)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1917
Birthplace
Lawrence, NY
Death Date
Jan 26, 2010 (92)

About

An American lawyer, historian, and novelist, he is known for literary works that explore the private lives of wealthy East Coast Americans. His best-known works include The House of Five Talents, East Side Story, and Portrait in Brownstone.

Before Fame

He briefly studied at Yale University and went on to earn a law degree from the University of Virginia.

Trivia

He received an honorary degree from New York University.

Family Life

He was the son of Priscilla Dixon and Joseph Howland Auchincloss.

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Gore Vidal admired Auchincloss's work.

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