Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Birth 1879-11-20
Death 1958-01-21

Biographical notes:

Bowers was an American historian and columnist, editorial writer for the New York World from 1923-1931.

From the description of Claude Gernade Bowers letter : to E.H. Woodruff, 1929 Sept. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936742

Claude G. Bowers was a noted author, historian, and U.S. ambassador.

From the description of Letters, 1954. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126171


From the description of Papers 1893-1960. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703898507

Claude Gernade Bowers (1879-1958) was born in Westfield, Indiana. He married Sybil McCaslin Bowers in 1911 and had a daughter. Bowers was the editorial writer for newspapers in Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Fort Wayne, and New York, and was the author of several books, including "Jefferson and Hamilton: The Struggle for Democracy in America" and "The Tragic Era: The Revolution after Lincoln." He was appointed as ambassador to Spain from 1933-1939 and then to Chile from 1939-1953. After 1953 he and Sybil settled in New York.

From the description of Papers of Claude Gernade Bowers, 1932-1953. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499775

American historian.

From the description of Letters, 1926 Feb. 1-1929 Aug. 19, New York, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184902439

Ambassador, historian.

From the description of Reminiscences of Claude Gernade Bowers : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722118


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