Robert Grant my also refer to the Romantic period writer, Robert Grant .
Robert Grant (1852 - 1940)
was an American
a Boston native and 1873 Harvard University graduate, and received the first Ph.D. in English
granted by Harvard.
He published his first novel in 1884.
His most successful book was Unleavened Bread,
which was one of the
of 1900. His autobiography Fourscore
was published in 1934.
Grant was also a probate court judge, appointed in 1893. After he
left the bench, Massachusetts Governor Alvan T. Fuller
appointed Grant to a commission to
review the conviction of Sacco and
. The commission recommended that the decision to
execute both men be upheld.
- Robert Grant, 1852-1940 at www.wsu.edu