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Brown, John Mason

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1969 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Critics

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1900 - Born on July 3rd in Louisville, Kentucky. American essayist and literary critic.

1923 - He graduated from Harvard University.

1929 - Wrote for The New York Evening Post as a drama critic.

1942 - He served the United States Navy during World War II, as a lieutenant.

1944 - He wrote for The Saturday Review.

1963 - Resigned from the Pulitzer Prize drama jury when the advisory board refused his recommendation of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' by Edward Albee.

1969 - Died on March 16th in New York City.

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