- Name: Walter Lord
- Born: 10/08/1917
- Died: 05/19/2002 (84 years old)
- Occupation: Historian, Author
John Walter Lord Jr. (October 8, 1917 – May 19, 2002) was an American lawyer, ad man, author and popular historian, best known for his 1955 account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, A Night to Remember.
Birth Name: John Walter Lord Jr.
Awards: Francis Parkman Prize for Special Achievement (1994)Cite web
School: Princeton University; Yale Law School
Genre: Narrative history
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Death Place: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Walter Lord quotes :
Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage.Walter Lord