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Davis, Harold Lenoir

Born: 1894 AD
Died: 1960 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1894 – Davis was born on 18th of October, at Nonpareil, in the Umpqua River Valley.

1906 – His family moved to Antelope and his father found work as a teacher.

1908 – They settled in the Dalles, where he graduated from high school.

1912 – His father became county assessor, and he became his deputy.

1919 – His first group or poems was published in April in Poetry.

       – In November the group of poems won the magazine’s Levinson Prize of $200.

1926 – Published a small booklet entitled Status Rerum: A Manifesto Upon the Present Condition of Northwest Literature.

1932 – Received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

1935 – Completed "Honey in the Horn", and received the Harper Prize.

1936 – He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

       – Published his fourth novel, Winds of Morning, which became a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

1953 – Married Elizabeth Martin del Campo.

1960 – Suffered a fatal heart attack and died on 31st of October in San Antonio, Texas.