Merlo J. Pusey

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Merlo John Pusey (February 3, 1902 – November 22, 1985) was an American biographer and editorial writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography[1] and the Bancroft Prize for his 1951 biography of Charles Evans Hughes.

A native of Woodruff, Utah, Pusey worked for The Washington Post from 1928 to 1971.[citation needed]

Pusey was a Latter-day Saint.[2]


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  1. ^ a b "Biography or Autobiography". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-11-26.
  2. ^ Latter-day Saint / Mormon Pulitzer Prize Winners
  3. ^ [1] A book of his poetry. Retrieved 2014-10-30.
  • "Merlo J. Pusey Dies; Justice's Biographer Won a Pulitzer Prize". The New York Times. November 24, 1985: 44.

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