Born: Jan. 23, 1869 - New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 17, 1930 - New York City, New York, USA
Educated at the City College of New York and Harvard University, Croly left before graduating in order to take a position as editor of the Architectural Record in 1900. In 1909, he published The Promise of America which was not only successful, but extremely influential on American political thinkers of the day including Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt. In 1914, together with Walter Lippmann, he helped to found the New Republic journal and became its editor until his death in 1930. The New Republic became one of America's most prestigious and influential journals and attracted some of the greatest literary giants of the time including H. G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, Harold Laski, Amy Lowell, Bertrand Russell and John Maynard Keynes.
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