Palo Alto Hospital, Palo Alto, CA.
Father: Caleb Pitkin
Mother: Lucy T. Boughton
Wife: Mary B. Gray (m. 1905, d. 14-Oct-1943, five sons)
Son: Richard G.
Son: John G.
Son: David B.
Son: Robert B.
Son: Walter B., Jr.
Wife: Katherine B. Johnson (his secretary, until his death)
University: BA, University of Michigan (1900)
Theological: Hartford Theological Seminary (studied 1900-05)
Lecturer: Psychology, Columbia University (1905-09)
Professor: Journalism, Columbia University (1912-43)
The American Majority Founder (1939)
Farm Journal Editorial Director (1935-38)
Institute of Life Planning Founder (1932)
Encyclopaedia Britannica American Managing Editor (1927-28)
Parent's Magazine Editor (1927-30)
The New York Evening Post Editorial Staff (1909-10)
The New York Tribune Editorial Staff (1907-08)
Author of books:
The Art of Rapid Reading (1929)
Life Begins at Forty (1932)
Capitalism Carries On (1935)
Take it Easy: The Art of Relaxation (1935)
Careers for Youth (1936)
Careers After Forty (1937)
Making Good Before Forty (1939)
Seeing Our Country (1939)
On My Own (1944, memoir)
The Best Years (1946)
Road to a Richer Life (1949)