Allan Nevins

Allan Nevins

Birth
Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 Mar 1971 (aged 80)
Menlo Park, San Mateo County, California, USA
Burial Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6746182 · View Source
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Historian. He taught history at Columbia University in New York City, New York from 1928 to 1958. His biographies of 22nd and 24th United States President Grover Cleveland (1932) and American statesman Hamilton Fish (1936) were awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Among his other many books are the six-volume history of the Civil War era, "The Ordeal of the Union", and "The Gateway to History". He also established at Columbia the nation's first oral history program.

Bio by: Rick Watson


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6746182
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allan Nevins (20 May 1890–5 Mar 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6746182, citing Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .