Perry Miller

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Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 9, 1963 (58)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 9, 1963 (58)

About

American historian and professor at Harvard University who founded the field of American Studies and released the famous book The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century in 1939.

Before Fame

He earned a degree from the University of Chicago and started teaching at Harvard University in 1931.

Trivia

He spent a year at the Institute for Advanced Study on a Guggenheim Fellowship in Princeton, New Jersey.

Family Life

His family comes from Chicago, Illinois.

Associated With

Felix Frankfurter wrote a tribute to him that was featured in The New York Herald Tribune.