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Claude M. Fuess

Dr. Claude Moore Fuess, headmaster emeritus of Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, is a schoolmaster by profession to whom biography is a hobby. He is the author of distinguished lives of Caleb Gushing, Daniel Webster, Rufus Choate, Calvin Coolidge, and other American political figures. He lives in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. This article was originally prepared for and read at a meeting of the Massachusetts Historical Society on January 9, 1958.

Articles by this Author

Discreet helpers have worked on the speeches and papers of many Presidents, but a nation in a time of trial will respond best “to the Great Man himself, standing alone”