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Frederick Lewis Allen

Born: 5-Jul-1890
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 13-Feb-1954
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of Harpers, 1941-53

Wife: Dorothy Penrose (m. 1918, d. 1930)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1912)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1913)
    Administrator: Trustee, Bennington College

    Harper's Editor-in-Chief (1941-53)
    Harper's (1923-41)
    Century Magazine Managing Editor (1916-17)
    Atlantic Monthly Assistant Editor (1914-16)

Author of books:
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's in America (1931, nonfiction)
Since Yesterday: The 1930's in America (1940, nonfiction)
The Great Pierpont Morgan (1949, biography)
The Big Change: America Transforms Itself, 1900-1950 (1952, nonfiction)
The Lords of Creation (1966, nonfiction, about the Robber-Barons)


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