- Name: Lincoln Steffens
- Died: 08/09/1936
- Born: April 6, 1866
- Occupation: Muckraking journalist
- Known for: Part of the muckraking trio at the turn of the century, Having his articles written into books. See Works.
Lincoln Austin Steffens (April 6, 1866 – August 9, 1936) was an American investigative journalist and one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era in the early 20th century. He launched a series of articles in McClure’s, called Tweed Days in St. Louis, that would later be published together in a book titled The Shame of the Cities. He is remembered for investigating corruption in municipal government in American cities and for his leftist values.
Birth Name: Lincoln Austin Steffens
School: University of California
Alias: Lincoln Austin Steffens
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, US
Death Place: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, US