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Baltzell, Edward Digby

Born: 1915 AD
Died: 1996 AD

1915 – Edward Digby Baltzell was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Attended St. Paul’s School, an Episcopalian boarding school in New Hampshire.

Earned his doctorate degree from Columbia University.

1947 – Appointed to the faculty of Sociology at Penn.

Baltzell was Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology.

1958 – Authored books Philadelphia Gentlemen, The Making of a National Upper Class.

1962 – He wrote American Business Aristocracy.

1964 – Wrote The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy and Caste in America.

1979 – Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia: Two Protestant Ethics and the Spirit of Class Authority and Leadership.

1991 – The Protestant Establishment Revisited.

1994 – He wrote Judgment and Sensibility: Religion and Stratification.

1995 – Sporting Gentlemen: Men’s Tennis from the Age of Honor to the Cult of the Superstar.

1996 – He died on 17th of August at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.