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MacLeish, Archibald

Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1982 AD
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US administrator, dramatist, and poet

 

wrote poetry collections "The Pot of Earth" 1925, "Collected Poems, 1917-1952" 1952 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1953), narrative poem "Conquistador" 1932 (Pulitzer Prize for poetry 1933), verse play "J. B." 1958 (Pulitzer Prize for drama 1959)

 

librarian of Congress 1939-1944

 

assistant secretary of state for public and cultural relations 1944-1945

 

Bollingen Prize 1952