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Lincoln Steffens

Lincoln SteffensAKA Joseph Lincoln Steffens

Born: 6-Apr-1866
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 9-Aug-1936
Location of death: Carmel, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Early muckraking journalist

On meeting Vladimir Lenin: "I have seen the future, and it works."

Father: Joseph Steffens
Mother: Elizabeth Louisa Symes
Sister: Louisa (b. 1874)
Wife: Josephine Bontecou (m. 4-Nov-1891)
Wife: Ella Winter
Son: Peter Stanley Steffens

    Military School: St. Matthew's Hall, San Mateo, CA
    University: PhB, University of California at Berkeley (1889)

    The New York Evening Post Reporter (1892-98)
    New York Commercial Advertiser City Editor (1898-1902)
    McClure's Managing Editor (1902-06)
    American Magazine 1906-07
    Everybody's Magazine 1906-11
    Traveled to Bolshevik Russia 1919
    Traveled to the USSR Sep-1923
    International Free Trade League
    League for the Amnesty of Political Prisoners Advisory Board
    German Ancestry Paternal
    Irish Ancestry Paternal

Author of books:
The Shame of the Cities (1904, collection)
The Struggle for Self-Government (1906, collection)
Upbuilders (1909, collection)
The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens (1931, memoir)


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