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Allen Drury

AKA Allen Stuart Drury

Born: 2-Sep-1918
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 2-Sep-1998
Location of death: Tiburon, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Saint Helena Public Cemetery, Saint Helena, CA (unmarked grave)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Novelist, Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Advise and Consent

Military service: US Army (1942-43, medical discharge for back injury)


[1] Often reported as San Francisco, he died in a hospital near his home in Tiburon.

Father: Alden Montieth Drury
Mother: Flora Allen

    University: BA Journalism, Stanford University

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1969 for Advise and Consent
    The New York Times Reporter (1954-59)
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society

Author of books:
Advise and Consent (1959, novel)
A Shade of Difference (1962, novel)
Capable of Honor (1966, novel)
Preserve and Protect (1968, novel)
The Throne of Saturn (1971, novel)
The Promise of Joy (1975, novel)
Anna Hastings (1977, novel)
The Hill of Summer (1981, novel)
A Thing of State (1995, novel)
Public Men (1998, novel)


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