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Baker, Ray Stannard (pseudonym David Grayson)

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Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Journalist

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1870 - Born on the 17th of April in Lansing, Michigan.

 

1891 - Attended the University of Michigan Law school.

 

1892-1896 - He is the reporter of Chicago News-Record.

 

1897 - Joined the staff of McClure's Magazine, a leader in the "New Journalism".

 

1906 - Baker gained a national reputation as one of the leading "muckrakers".

 

1912 - Baker embracing the candidacy of Woodrow Wilson.

 

1918 - Baker sent to Europe to study the war situation.

 

1940 - The last two volumes of Wilson and Internationalism won the Pulitzer Prize for biography.

 

1946 - Baker died  on 12th of July because of a heart attack in Amherst, Massachusetts.

 

Baker wrote two autobiographies, "Native American", and "American Chronicle".

 

 

 


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