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Paul Horgan

Paul HorganBorn: 1-Aug-1903
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Died: 8-Mar-1995
Location of death: Middletown, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Great River: The Rio Grande

Military service: US Army (discharged 1946, Lt. Col.)

Father: Edward Daniel Horgan (b. 1871, d. 1922)

    High School: New Mexico Military Institute (cadet 1919-21 and 1922-23)
    Conservatory: Eastman School of Music
    Professor: Adjunct, English, Wesleyan University (1961-71)
    Scholar: Author-in-Residents, Wesleyan University (1971-95)

    American Catholic Historical Association President
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1947
    Pulitzer Prize for History 1955 for The Great River
    Pulitzer Prize for History 1976 for Lamy of Santa Fe

Author of books:
The Fault of Angels (1933, novel)
No Quarter Given (1935, novel)
Main Line West (1936, novel)
The Return of the Weed (1936, short stories)
A Lamp on the Plains (1937, novel)
Far From Cibola (1938, novel)
The Habit of Empire (1938, novel)
Figures in a Landscape (1940, short stories)
The Common Heart (1942, novel)
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History (1954, nonfiction)
A Distant Trumpet (1960, novel)
Conquistadors in North American History (1963, history)
The Peach Stone (1967, short stories)
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History (1968, history)
Lamy of Santa Fe (1975, biography)

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