Bernard DeVoto – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The novelist Bernard DeVoto passed away at age 58, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Bernard DeVoto and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An author and expert on the American West, he won a Pulitzer Prize for Across the Wide Missouri, a 1947 historical work. His other works include The House of Sun-Goes-Down, The Year of Decision: 1846, and Mark Twain at Work.

He interrupted his studies at Harvard University to fight in World War I. Later, he taught English at Northwestern University.

He received a National Book Award for The Course of Empire, a 1952 non-fiction work.

He grew up in Ogden, Utah. With his wife, Avis DeVoto, he had two sons: Mark and Gordon.

He and Patti Smith were both recipients of the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

How did Bernard DeVoto die?

Information about the death of Bernard DeVoto
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death58 years
Death dateNovember 13, 1955
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Bernard DeVoto

The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on.

Bernard DeVoto

The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act.

Bernard DeVoto

The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived.

Bernard DeVoto

The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it.

Bernard DeVoto

Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.

Bernard DeVoto