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 Henry James

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Henry James

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Dec 1947 (aged 68)
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 93759681 View Source
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Henry James-He was an American author and recipient of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. He was the son of philosopher William James and the nephew of novelist Henry James. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, James graduated with an A.B. from Harvard University in 1899 and a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard Law School in 1904. He practiced law in Boston until 1912, when he became business manager of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. During World War I he was a member of the Rockefeller Foundation's War Relief Commission, served as a private in the 89th Infantry Division, and was commissioned as a lieutenant. James wrote Richard Olney and His Public Service (1923), a biography of the United States Secretary of State, and Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University, 1869-1901 (1930), the biography which won him the Pulitzer, and edited The Letters of William James (1921). He died in 1947.


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  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 17 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93759681
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/93759681/henry-james : accessed ), memorial page for Henry James (18 May 1879–13 Dec 1947), Find a Grave Memorial ID 93759681, citing Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) .