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us: Phillips, David Graham, 1867-1911

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1867-10-31
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1911-01-24
    • Birth Place

        Madison (Ind.)
    • Death Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
        • Affiliation End: 1887
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        (lcsh) Authors
          (lcsh) Journalists
      • Related Terms

        • us: Graham, John, 1867-1911
      • Sources

        • found: His The plum tree, ©1905 title-page (David Graham Phillips, author of The cost, Golden fleece, etc.)
        • found: Wikipedia, viewed January 28, 2016 (David Graham Phillips; David Graham Phillips (October 31, 1867--January 24, 1911) was an American novelist and journalist of the muckraker tradition; born in Madison, Indiana; received a degree from Princeton University in 1887; worked as a newspaper reporter in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving on to New York City where he was employed as a reporter for The Sun from 1890 to 1893, then columnist and editor with the New York World until 1902; David Graham Philips is known for producing one of the most important investigations exposing details of the corruption by big businesses of the Senate, in particular, by the Standard Oil Company. He was among a few other writers during that time that helped prompt President Theodore Roosevelt to use the term "Muckrakers." Phillips' reputation cost him his life in January 1911, when he was shot outside the Princeton Club at Gramercy Park in New York City.) {}
        • found: The Online Books Page, WWW site, January 28, 2016 (David Graham Phillips (Phillips, David Graham, 1867-1911); additional books: The great god success : a novel / by John Graham [pseud.]) {}
        • found: His The great god success, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, ©1901: title-page, viewed online via HathiTrust (by John Graham (David Graham Phillips)) {;view=1up;seq=7}
      • LC Classification

        • PS3531.H5
      • Change Notes

        • 1980-12-02: new
        • 2016-01-29: revised
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