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James Thomas Flexner

Born: 13-Jan-1908
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 13-Feb-2003
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: George Washington

Father: Simon Flexner (pathologist, b. 25-Mar-1863, d. 2-May-1946)
Mother: Helen Thomas
Wife: Beatrice Hudson (one daughter)
Daughter: Helen

    University: BA, Harvard University (1929)

Author of books:
Doctors on Horseback: Pioneers of American Medicine (1937, history of science)
America's Old Masters: First Artists of the New World (1939, art)
William Henry Welch and the Heroic Age of American Medicine (1941, history of science)
Steamboats Come True: American Inventors in Action (1944, history)
John Singleton Copley (1947, biography)
History of American Painting (1947-62, art)
A Short History of American Painting (1950, art)
The Pocket History of American Painting (1950, art)
The Traitor and the Spy: Benedict Arnold and John Andre (1953, biography)
Gilbert Stuart; A Great Life in Brief (1955, biography)
The World of Winslow Homer, 1836-1910 (1965, art)
George Washington (1965-74, biography)
The Double Adventure of John Singleton Copley: First Major Painter of the New World (1969, biography)
Nineteenth Century American Painting (1970, art)
Washington: The Indispensable Man (1974, biography)
The Face of Liberty: The Founders of the United States (1975, biography)
The Young Hamilton: A Biography (1978, biography)
Lord of the Mohawks: A Biography of Sir William Johnson (1979, biography)
States Dyckman, American Loyalist (1980, biography)
An American Saga: The Story of Helen Thomas and Simon Flexner (1984, biography)
Maverick's Progress: An Autobiography (1996, memoir)
Random Harvest (1998, collection)



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