Davis, Harold Lenoir

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Born: Oct 18, 1894 AD
Died: 1960 AD, at 66 years of age.

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.


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