Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Robertses in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Kenneth L Roberts
Birth: Dec. 8, 1885
Death: Jul. 21, 1957

Author. Born in Kennebunk, Maine, he was a Pulitzer Prize recipient noted for his historical fiction novels. After graduation from Cornell University in 1908, he spent eight years working as a newspaperman for the Boston Post. In 1917, he enlisted in the US Army and served as a Captain in the intelligence section during World War I. After the war, he was a journalist for the Saturday Evening Post, (1918-28). Interested in American history, his first novel was “Sun Hunting” (1922), followed by “Florida Loafing” (1925). Author of over thirty books, his works included “Rabble in Arms” (1933), “Captain Caution” (1934), “Northwest Passage” (1937), “I Wanted to Write” (1949) and “Boon Island” (1955). In 1957, he received a Pulitzer Prize special citation for his novels which contributed to the creation of greater interest in American history. He died at age 71 in Kennebunk, Maine. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: section 2, lot 3426, map grid U 30
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 12, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6614
Kenneth L Roberts
Added by: Creative Commons
Kenneth L Roberts
Added by: Ron Williams
Kenneth L Roberts
Cemetery Photo
Added by: James Seidelman
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thanks for "Lydia Bailey."
- Jay
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jun. 27, 2014

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Dec. 8, 2013
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 30 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service