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Ramon Guthrie (1896–1973)

Author of Maximum security ward, 1964-1970

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1896 Born January 14, New York City, son of Harry and Ella May Hollister Guthrie.
ca. 1898/9 Mother and two children, Ramon and Eleanor, move to Hartford, Connecticut.
1912-1915 Attended Mount Hermon School.
1915 Working at Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, Connecticut. Teaching in Newfane, Vermont.
1916 Joins 10th Connecticut Field Artillery. Mother commits suicide.
1918 Joined U.S. Air Service, awarded Silver Star.
1919 S4N founded (ended 1925).
1921 Licence en droit, University of Toulouse
1922 Doctorat en droit, University of Toulouse. Married Marguerite Maurey, April 8, in Toulouse.
1923 Trobar Clus published.
1924-1926 Teaching at University of Arizona
1926 Marcabrun published.
1927 A World Too Old published.
1928 Parachute published.
1930 Appointed Assistant Professor of French, Dartmouth College.
1933 Scherzo from A Poem to be Entitled “The Proud City” published.
1938 Honorary Master of Arts, Dartmouth College. Appointed Professor, Dartmouth College.
1942 French Literature and Thought, with George E. Diller published.
1944-1945 Served in Office of Strategic Services in North Africa and France.
1959 Graffiti published.
1963 Retired from Dartmouth College.
1964 Prose and Poetry of Modern France with George E. Diller published.
1965 Returned Silver Star to President Johnson as protest against Vietnam policies.
1968 Asbestos Phoenix published. Honored by the National Endowment for the Arts for “Cantata for Saint Budocs Day”
1970 Maximum Security Ward published. Awarded the Marjorie Peabody Waite Award.
1971 Honorary Doctorate of Letters, Dartmouth College.
1973 Died November 22 in Hanover, New Hampshire.
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