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Herbert Agar

AKA Herbert Sebastian Agar

Born: 29-Sep-1897
Birthplace: New Rochelle, NY
Died: 24-Nov-1980
Location of death: Sussex, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The People's Choice

Military service: US Navy Reserve (WWI, WWII, Lt. Cmdr.)

Father: John Giraud Agar (attorney)
Mother: Agnes Louise Macdonough
Brother: William Agar (geologist at Yale)
Wife: Adelaine Scott (m. 1918, div. 1933, one son, one daughter)
Son: William Scott
Daughter: Agnes
Wife: Eleanor Caroll Chilton (m. 1933, div. 1945)
Wife: Barbara Tylas Wallace (m. 1945)

    University: AB, Columbia University
    University: MA, Princeton University
    University: PhD, Princeton University

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1934 for The People's Choice
    The Louisville Courier-Journal Editor
    Fight for Freedom Board of Directors
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
The People's Choice (1933)
Land of the Free (1935)
Pursuit of Happiness: The Story of American Democracy (1938)
A Time for Greatness (1942)
Price of Union (1950)
Abraham Lincoln (1952)
A Declaration of Faith (1952)
The Unquiet Years: USA, 1945-1955 (1957)
The Price of Power: America Since 1945 (1957)
The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival Since 1914 (1960)
The Price of Union (1966)
The Perils of Democracy (1968)
The Darkest Year: Britain Alone, June 1940--June 1941 (1973)


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