What's New: October 2022

October 27, 2022

The October update of the American National Biography features four new essays, including baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron; Louise Dickinson Rich, writer of the best-selling 1942 memoir We Took to the Woods; Alfred Cowles, who shaped the modern study of economics; and Indiana industrialist and philanthropist J. Miller Irwin.

Aaron, Hank (5 Feb. 1934–22 Jan. 2021), baseball player

Cowles, Alfred (15 Sept. 1891–28 Dec. 1984),businessman and economist

Miller, J. Irwin (26 May 1909–19 Aug. 2004), industrialist and philanthropist

Rich, Louise Dickinson (14 June 1903–9 Apr. 1991), writer

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Discover a full list of entries added this year.