Montross, Lynn, 1895-1961

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Dates:
Birth 1895
Death 1961

Biographical notes:

Journalist, author, historian. Infantry veteran of World War I, educated at University of Nebraska, newspaperman in Chicago and advertising writer in New York before turning freelance. Resident of Denver, Colo. 1941-1951.

From the description of Papers, 1946-1952. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 14279943

Lynn J. Montross (1895-1961) was a United States Marine Corps historian and specialist in military history, best known for his War Through the Ages (1960). He served in the American Expeditionary Forces for three years during World War I and was a freelance writer for the Chicago Daily News .

From the guide to the Lynn Montross Papers, 1923-1961, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • War--history
  • Authors, American
  • Military history
  • Historians--United States

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Historians

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)