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Douglas Southall Freeman

Born: May 16, 1886

Death: Jun 13, 1953

Birthplace: Lynchburg

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Douglas Southall Freeman

Date of Birth : May 16, 1886
Date of Death : Jun 13, 1953
Birth Place : Lynchburg

Douglas Southall Freeman was an American historian, biographer, newspaper editor, and author. He is best known for his multi-volume biographies of Robert E. Lee and George Washington, for which he was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Author
  • Historian
  • Editor
  • Biographer

Also known as


  • Douglas Southall Freeman
  • Douglas S. Freeman

Parents


  • Walker Burford Freeman
  • Bettie Allen Hamner

Spouse


  • Inez Goddin

Children


  • James Douglas Freeman
  • Mary Tyler Freeman
  • Anne Ballard Freeman

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography
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