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.