Robert Forrest Wilson (January 20, 1883 in Warren, Ohio - May 9, 1942 in Weston, Connecticut) was an American author and journalist. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1942 for his biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Crusader in Crinoline: The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1941).
Wilson was born in Warren, Ohio. During the First World War he served as a captain with the US Army Chemical Warfare Service and later (1923-1927) as Assistant Secretary of War charged with gathering historical data on the conflict, much of which formed the basis of several co-authored works about mobilization.
After the war, in common with tens of thousands of Americans he moved to Paris and lived there for some years, a period which he details in his book Paris On Parade
Wilson died shortly after receiving the 1942 Pulitzer Prize.
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