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Baxter, James Phinney III

Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1975 AD
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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.