Edwin A. Grosvenor Photo

Edwin A. Grosvenor

Born: 1845

Death: Jan 1, 1936

Birthplace: West Newbury

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Edwin A. Grosvenor

Date of Birth : 1845
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1936
Birth Place : West Newbury

Edwin Augustus Grosvenor was a historian, author, chairman of the history department at Amherst College, and longtime president of the national organization of Phi Beta Kappa societies. Grosvenor was called "one of the most cosmopolitan of Americans" by author and abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson. His son, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, was the first employee and longtime editor of National Geographic Magazine.


  • Writer
  • Teacher
  • Historian
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