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Brown, John Mason

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1969 AD

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.