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Baxter, James Phinney III

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1975 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Historian

James Phinney Baxter III was an American historian, educator and academic.


1937-1961 – Served as President of Williams College.


1943 – Part-time official historian of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development.


1948 – Won the Pulitzer Prize for history, for his book Scientists Against Time.


Grandson of historian and mayor of Portland, Maine, James Phinney Baxter.