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DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN Born At 416 Main Street On 16 May 1886 , The Son Of A C ...

DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN Born At 416 Main Street On 16 May 1886 , The Son Of A C ...

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Description: DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN Born at 416 Main Street on 16 May 1886 , the son of a Confederate veteran , Douglas Southall Freeman moved with his family to Richmond three years later . He graduated from the University of Richmond in 1904 and earned a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1908 . Freeman subsequently held several posts as an educator and editor , but he is best known as the editor of the i Richmond News Leader / i ( 1915 1949 ) and as the author of Pulitzer Prize winning biographies of Robert E . Lee and George Washington . Freeman died in Richmond on 13 June 1953 . Department of Historic Resources , 1998 .

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