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Horace Green

Horace Green, American author, publisher.

Background

  • Green, Horace was born on October 13, 1885 in New York City. Son of George Walton and Harriet Brodhead (Atwater) Green.

  • Education

    • Graduate Groton (Massachusetts) School, 1904. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908. Student Harvard Law School.

    Career

    • On staff of the New York Evening Post, 1911-1914. Went to Europe as correspondent for New York Evening Post at outbreak of World War. Taken prisoner at the front, sent to interior of Germany.

      Released and made his way back into Antwerp. Present at bombardment and capture of city. Returned to the United States, January 1915.

      Correspondent for Post in France and the Balkans, 1915-1916. Editor United States Air Service Magazine, and treasurer Air Service Public Company, Washington, District of Columbia, 1919-1921. Associate editor Leslie’s Weekly, 1921-1922.

      Political editor. The Forum, short periods. With Duffield & Company (later Duffield & Green), publications, 1923-1934, president, 1925-1934. Commissioned First lieutenant United States Air Service, August 1917, captain August 1918.

      Licensed pilot; major O.R.C.

    Works

    • Author: The Log of a Non-Combatant, 1915. The Life of Calvin Coolidge, 1924. General Grant’s Last Stand (biography), 1936.

      Triumph (play), 1938. Edited The Contemporary Statesman Series.

    Membership

    Clubs: Harvard, Century Association (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Rodman Townsend, June 4, 1915. Children: Barbara, Alison, Georgina Walton, Eleanor Sheldon.
    • father: George Walton Green
    • mother: Harriet Brodhead (Atwater) Green
    • spouse: Eleanor Rodman Townsend
    • children: Barbara Green
    • Alison Green
    • Georgina Walton Green
    • Eleanor Sheldon Green
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    Born October 13, 1885
    Died November 14, 1943
    (aged 58)
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