Sinclair Lewis

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Sinclair Lewis

02/07/1885 - 01/10/1951

Mother died

1891

Graduated from Yale

1908

Married Grace Hagger

1914

"Main Street" published

Oct. 23 1920

"Babbitt" published

1922

Won the Nobel Prize in Literature

1930

First American to do so

Death of son Wells Lewis in World War 2

1944

Died in Rome

Jan 10, 1951

World Wars

World War 1

1914 - 28 June 1919

Treaty of Versailles

28 June 1919

World War 2

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor attacked

Dec 7, 1941

Roaring Twenties

Roaring Twenties

1920 - 1929

Great Depression

Great Depression

1929 - 1941

Dust Bowl

1930 - 1936