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W. A. Swanberg

AKA William Andrew Swanberg

Born: 23-Nov-1907
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN
Died: 17-Sep-1992
Location of death: Southbury, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Citizen Hearst

Military service: Office of War Information (1943-45)

Wife: Dorothy Upham Green (m. 1936, two children)

    University: BA, University of Minnesota (1930)
    University: New York University (post-graduate study)

    Dell Publishing Company Book Editor (1935-43)
 
    Society of American Historians
 
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1960
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1973 for Luce and His Empire

Author of books:
Sickles the Incredible (1956, biography)
First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter (1957, history)
Jim Fisk: The Career of an Improbable Rascal (1959, biography)
Citizen Hearst (1961, biography)
Dreiser (1965, biography)
Pulitzer (1967, biography)
The Rector and the Rogue (1968, biography)
Luce and His Empire (1972, biography)
Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist (1976, biography)
Whitney Father, Whitney Heiress: Two Generations of America's Richest Families (1980, biography)


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