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Upton Sinclair

Upton SinclairAKA Upton Beall Sinclair

Born: 20-Sep-1878
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Died: 25-Nov-1968
Location of death: Bound Brook, NJ [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist
Party Affiliation: See Note [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Jungle

[1] Somerset Valley Nursing Home, Bound Brook, NJ.

[2] Twice Socialist candidate for Governor of California, switched to Democratic for the 1934 election.

Father: Upton Beall Sinclair (traveling salesman)
Mother: Priscilla Harden
Wife: Meta H. Fuller (m. 1900, div. 1911, one son)
Son: David (with Fuller)
Wife: Mary Craig Kimbrough (m. 1913, d. 1961)
Wife: Mary Elizabeth Willis (m. when he was 83, d. 1967)

    University: AB, City College of New York (1897)
    University: Columbia University (graduate work, 1897-1901)

    American Civil Liberties Union
    Emergency Committee for Southern Political Prisoners 1930
    League of American Writers
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1943 for Dragon's Teeth
    Disturbing the Peace San Pedro, CA (15-May-1923)

Author of books:
Springtime and Harvest: A Romance (1901, novel)
The Journal of Arthur Stirling ("Valley of the Shadow") (1903, novel)
Manassas: A Novel of the War (1904, novel)
The Jungle (1906, novel)
The Metropolis (1908, novel)
King Coal (1917, novel)
The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation (1918, mysticism)
Jimmie Higgins (1919, novel)
Mammonart (1925, criticism)
Oil! (1927, novel)
Boston (1928, novel)
American Outpost: A Book of Reminiscences (1932Z, memoir)
Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox (1933, biography)
I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked (1935, memoir)
World's End (1940, novel)
Between Two Worlds (1941, novel)
The Return of Lanny Budd (1953, novel)
My Lifetime in Letters (1960, letters)
The Autobiography of Upton Sinclair (1962, memoir)

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