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Channing, Edward Perkins

Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1931 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

1856 – Born on June 15th in Dorchester, Massachusetts.  American historian best remembered for a monumental study of his country’s development from AD 1000 through the American Civil War.

1878 – Graduated form Harvard University.

1880 – Received his PhD in History at Harvard University.

1883 – Channing was associated throughout his career with Harvard University, where he taught.

1886 – Married to Alice Thacher.

1905-1925 – Channing was sometimes chided for his New England bias, his History of the United States, 6 vol., ranks as a major accomplishment in American historical writing. The sixth volume was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.

1926 – He won the Pulitzer Prize for History for his A History of the United States.

1931 – Died on January 7th in Cambridge.