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Virginius Dabney

Born: Feb 8, 1901

Death: Dec 28, 1995

Birthplace: Charlottesville

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Virginius Dabney

Date of Birth : Feb 8, 1901
Date of Death : Dec 28, 1995
Birth Place : Charlottesville

Virginius Dabney was a US teacher, journalist, writer, and editor. He was the editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 1936 to 1969 and author of several historical books. He won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 1948 due in part to his opposition to the poll tax.


  • Writer
  • Journalist

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
  • Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing
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