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Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 30, 1990 (87)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jun 30, 1990 (87)

About

Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist and novelist known for his work with the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch. He won the award for Commentary in 1969.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1923.

Trivia

He was the first journalist to win the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.

Family Life

He had two children with his first wife Lue Prentiss, whom he married in 1926.

Associated With

He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1970, seven years before George F. Will did.