Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-12-25
Death 1977-08-20

Biographical notes:

American journalist; editor, Weekly Foreign Letter, 1938-1942, and Appeal to Reason, 1946-1972.

From the description of Lawrence Dennis papers, 1921-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872109

Writer, banker.

From the description of Oral history interview with Lawrence Dennis, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737184

Dennis (Harvard College Class of 1919) earned his Harvard AB in 1920.

From the description of The Appam case : library report in Government 14, 1919-1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075401

Biographical Note

  • 1893, Dec. 25: Born, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1915 - 1917 : Served at Plattsburg, commissioned 2nd Lt. U.S. Army, Aug. 1917
  • 1918 - 1919 : Served with American Expeditionary Force
  • 1921 - 1927 : U.S. Department of State. Posts in Haiti, Romania, Honduras (1925) and Nicaragua (1926-1927)
  • 1927 - 1930 : Employed by J. & W. Seligman & Co., bankers, New York City
  • 1932: Author, Is Capitalism Doomed?
  • 1936: Author, The Coming American Fascism
  • 1936 - 1939 : Employed by E.A. Pierce & Co., brokers, New York City
  • 1939 - 1942 : Editor and publisher of The Weekly Foreign Letter
  • 1940: Author, The Dynamics of War and Revolution
  • 1944 - 1947 : Tried for sedition, 1944; case dismissed, 1947
  • 1946: Author (with Maximilian J. St. George), A Trial on Trial
  • 1946 - 1972 : Editor and publisher of The Appeal to Reason
  • 1969: Author, Operational Thinking for Survival
  • 1977, Aug. 20: Died, Spring Valley, New York

From the guide to the Lawrence Dennis Papers, 1921-1975, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Neutrality
  • Fascism
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American
  • Banks and banking
  • World War, 1939-1945--Causes
  • Fascism--United States
  • National socialism
  • Bankers--Interviews
  • Trials (Sedition)

Occupations:

  • Journalists

Places:

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