Henry F. Pringle

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: U.S. History

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-23-1897

Died: 04-07-1958

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

PRINGLE, HENRY FOWLES. Appointed for the preparation of a history of the war on the home as well as on the military fronts; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1944.

Born August 23, 1897, in New York City. Education:  Cornell University, A.B., 1920.

Journalist, 1920–27, New York Sun, New York Globe, New York World; Associate Editor, 1927–31, Outlook Magazine; Professor of Journalism, 1938–43, Columbia University; Chief of Bureau of Publications, 1941–43, Office of Facts and Figures, and Office of War Information.

Publications:  Alfred E. Smith: A Critical Study, 1927; Big Frogs, 1928; Industrial Explorers (with Maurice Holland), 1928; Theodore Roosevelt: A Biography, 1931; The Life and Times of William Howard Taft, 1939.  Articles in Harper’s Magazine, Saturday Evening Post, New Yorker, Collier’s, Fortune Magazine.

 

AWARDS WON

Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1932