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Marchette Chute, American author. Recipient Author Meets the Critics award for best non-fiction of, 1950; Chap-Book award Poetry Society of America, 1954; New York Shakespeare Club award, 1954; Secondary Education Board book award, 1954; Outstanding Achievement award University Minnesota, 1957.

Background

Chute, Marchette was born on August 16, 1909 in Wayzata, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of William Young and Edith Mary (Pickburn) Chute.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Minnesota, 1930;Doctor of Letters, Western College for Women, 1952;Doctor of Letters, Carleton College, 1957;Doctor of Letters, Dickinson College, 1964.

Achievements

  • Fellow Royal Society Arts; member American P.E.N. (president 1955-57), American Academy Arts and Letters, Phi Beta Kappa.

Works

Membership

Executive committee National Book Committee. Judge non-fiction National Book Awards, 1952, 59. Fellow Royal Society Arts.

Member American P.E.N. (president 1955-1957), American Academy Arts and Letters, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
William Young Chute

mother:
Edith Mary (Pickburn) Chute