Virginia Spencer Cowles

Born1910 Brattleborough, Vermont, USA
Died1983 Car accident

Life Events

1945Married Aidan Merrivale Crawley MBE, TD

Biography and Notes

Daughter of Dr. Edward Spencer Cowles of 95 Park Avenue, New York, USA. Educated privately.

Newspaper correspondent 1937-41, covering Spanish Civil War, The Russo-Finnish War, The European War. 1942 Special Assistant to American Ambassador in London. 1943-45 War
Correspondent for the Sunday Times covering North Africa, Italy, Western Europe.

Publications: Looking for Trouble, 1941; How America is Governed, 1944; No Cause for Alarm, 1949; Winston Churchill: The Era and The Man, 1953; Edward VII and His Circle, 1956; The Phantom Major, 1958; The Great Swindle, 1960; The Kaiser, 1963; The Defiant Swan Song, 1967; The Russian Dagger, 1969; The Romanoffs, 1971; The Rothschilds, 1973; The Last Tzar and Tzarina, 1977; The Astors, 1979.