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William Andrew Swanberg, American author. Recipient Christopher award, 1959, Frank Luther Mott Research prize, 1962, Van Wyck Brooks award for non-fiction, 1968, Outstanding Achievement award University Minnesota, Carr Van Anda award in journalism Ohio University; Guggenheim fellow, 1960. Member Newtown Library Board; Fellow Society Am Historians; member Authors League American, International P.E.N.

Background

Swanberg, William Andrew was born on November 23, 1907 in St. Paul. Son of Charles Henning and Valborg (Larsen).

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1930. Postgraduate, New York University, 1944.

Career

Worked as common laborer during the depression. Editor Dell Public Company, New York City, 1935-1944. Field representative Office of War Information, Europe, 1944-1945.

Free lance writer, from 1945.

Works

Membership

Member Newtown Library Board. Fellow Society Am Historians. Member Authors League American, International P.E.N.

Connections

Son of; married Dorothy Upham Green, March 21, 1936. Children: John William, Sara Valborg.

father:
Charles Henning Son

mother:
Valborg (Larsen) Son

spouse:
Dorothy Upham Green

child:
John William Swanberg

child:
Sara Valborg Swanberg