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Upton Sinclair: Pulitzer Prize Winner

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Upton Sinclair: Pulitzer Prize Winner

American writer and political activist, Upton Sinclair called Buckeye his home while penning his autobiography titled, My Lifetime in Letters, which was published in 1960.

Author of the 1906 muck-racker classic, The Jungle, which is based on the meatpacking industry in Chicago, Illinois; Sinclair won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943. A member of the Socialist party, Mr. Sinclair ran for Governor of California in 1934.

He and his third wife, Mary Elizabeth Willis, lived at the corner of 7th & Roosevelt in Downtown Buckeye from 1953 until 1967.

American writer and political activist, Upton Sinclair called Buckeye his home while penning his autobiography, My Lifetime in Letters, which was published in 1960.

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