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Hanson Weightman Baldwin, American author, editor. Recipient Pulitzer Prize, 1942.

Background

Baldwin, Hanson Weightman was born on March 22, 1903 in Baltimore. Son of Oliver Perry and Caroline (Sutton) Baldwin.

Education

Student, Boys' Latin School, Baltimore. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1924.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1924;advanced through grades to Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navyserved aboard battleships and a destroyer, United States Navyresigned, United States Navy, 1927;police reporter, general assigment reporter, Baltimore Sun, 1928-1929;with, New York Times, 1929-1991;military and naval correspondent, New York Times, 1937-1942;military editor, New York Times, 1942-1991.

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Connections

Married Helen Bruce, June 8, 1931. Children: Barbara, Bruce, Elizabeth.

father:
Oliver Perry Baldwin

mother:
Caroline (Sutton) Baldwin

spouse:
Helen Bruce

child:
Barbara Baldwin

child:
Bruce Baldwin

child:
Elizabeth Baldwin