Paul M. Angle

After leaving his father’s grocery store, Paul McClelland Angle went on to Ohio’s Miami University, and subsequently became one of the nation’s foremost scholars of Abraham Lincoln and his times. The first of his many books was Mary Lincoln, Wife and Widow , on which he collaborated with Carl Sandburg in 1932; the latest (with Earl Schenck Miers) is The Tragic Years , 1860-1865. since 1945 Mr. Angle has been Director of the Chicago Historical Society.

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