Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor

First full-time editor of National Geographic Magazine, serving from 1899 to 1954 add

Category: Literature

Born in 1875.

Countries: United States (50%), Florida (50%)

Main connection: Amherst College

Linked to: Robert College, Time, The Globe and Mail, Robert Elementary School

 

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor was born in 1875 add something


1897

He attended Amherst College and graduated with the AB degree magna cum laude in 1897 add something


1931

In 1931 Grosvenor bought a property in Coconut Grove, Florida next door to his brother-in-law, David Fairchild add something


1944

Grosvenor served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami from 1944 to 1960 add something


1950

However, this style was deemed dated and ossified by the 1950s add something

 

In the 1950s, Grosvenor's daughter acquired an historic building in Baddeck, Nova Scotia which she named Gilbert H. Grosvenor Hall in his honour add something


1954

After 50 years at the helm, he stepped down in 1954 at the age of 78 add something


Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor died in 1966 add something

 

Grosvenor's health deteriorated following the death of his wife and he died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90 on February 4, 1966 add something