Joseph Frazier Wall

Joseph Frazier Wall (July 10, 1920 in Des Moines, Iowa October 9, 1995) was an American historian and professor of history at Grinnell College.[1]

His biography of Andrew Carnegie won the Bancroft Prize in 1971, and he was later nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his biography on the Du Pont family.[2]


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