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Curtis Carroll Davis

critic , reviewer , writer

Curtis Carroll Davis, American writer, reviewer, critic. Decorated Bronze Star.


Davis, Curtis Carroll was born on February 18, 1916 in Baltimore. Son of Hoagland Cook and Mary Katharine (Carroll) Davis.


AB, Yale University, 1938. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1947.


Commissioned air corps United States Army, 1942, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, retired, 1976. Operations officer Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1947-1949. Director Star Spangled Banner Flag House Association, Baltimore, since 1959.

Member executive committee Edgar Allan Poe Society, since 1964.


book Chronicler of the cavaliers;: A life of the Virginia novelist, Dr. William A. Caruthers book Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison, Written By Herself


Narrator Society War of 1812 (Maryland) annual municipal "Cavalcade", Baltimore, annually. Member National Book Critics Circle, American Antiquarian Society, American History Society, Maryland History Society (past chairman library committee), Manuscript Society, United States Commission on Military History, Society Colonial Wars (past governor), S.R. (past president), Cosmos Club, Capitol Hill Club Yale Club New York, Circumnavigators Club, Baltimore Country Club.


Married G. Margarete Davis (deceased May 1985).