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Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 — December 27, 1986) was an American author, born at Coldwater, Mississippi, USA. He received his bachelor's degree in 1910 from Emory College (Emory University) and in 1916 he received his divinity degree from Yale University where he won the John Addison Porter Prize. Between 1917 and 1919 during the First World War he became a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He served on the faculty of Yale University, Columbia University, and the University of Virginia, where he was the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History. He was a Director of the Harvard University Press and served as editor of the Dictionary of American Biography. He is best known for his six volume biography of Thomas Jefferson for which he earned the 1975 Pulitzer Prize. In 1983 President Ronald Reagan awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Malone died on December 27, 1986 at Charlottesville, Virginia. He is buried at the University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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