Biography and History

Robert Granville Caldwell was an American professor and public official. Born in Bogota, Colombia, to American parents, Caldwell attended to the College of Wooster and received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1912. His area of study was Latin America, and he worked in academia for several years before turning to government. He authored several books, including Lopez Expeditions to Cuba (1915), A Short History of the American People, Vol. 1 (1925) and Vol. 2 (1927), James A. Garfield -- Party Chieftain (1931), and Role of the Parties (1933). Caldwell died in 1976.

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