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Burdick, Eugene Leonard (Eugene)

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1965 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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1918 - He was born in Iowa, he came to California as a child.

         - At Stanford University he became an undergraduate psychology major. His graduate career was interrupted by the war, in which he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater.

1947 - He wrote a perceptive story called, “Rest Camp on Maui,” which appeared as the second prize entry in the O'Henry Prize Stories published.

1948 - He was appointed a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he wrote a searching analysis of the role of modern syndicalism in European politics for his Ph.D. degree.

1956 - He edited, in collaboration with Arthur Brodbeck, a collection of essays on American Voting Behavior, an important reference work for scholars seeking to explore that complex and arcane subject.

1965 - He died on the 26th of July.

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