Auchincloss, Louis Stanton

Portrait
Born: Sep 27, 1917 AD
Currently alive, at 96 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Essayists, Novelists


1917 - Born on the 27th of September in Lawrence, New York.

1939 - Graduated in Yale University, where he was editor of the Yale Literary Magazine, and a member of Scroll and Key Society.

1941 - He was admitted to and attended law school of the University of Virginia), writing a novel per year whilst working as a wills and trusts attorney with Hawkins, Delafield & Wood.

1960-1962 - His best-known books are the multi-generational sagas The House of Five Talents; and Portrait in Brownstone.

1964 - East Side Story; The Rector of Justin, the tale of the beloved headmaster of a school like Groton trying to deal with changing times.

1965 - He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

2005 - He received the National Medal of Arts.
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