BirthdaySeptember 30, 1882
BirthplacePhiladelphia, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About George Bancroft

    Full name: George Bancroft
    Also known as: George Bancroft, Bancroft, George
    Professions: American diplomat

  2. George Bancroft Measurements

    Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)

  3. George Bancroft Known for

    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Stagecoach (1939), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), The Docks of New York (1928)

  4. George Bancroft Death information

    Died: Saturday, 17th of January, 1891 (Age: 8)

  5. George Bancroft Biography

    George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state and at the national level. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent.

  6. George Bancroft Family

    Spouse: Elizabeth Davis Bliss Bancroft

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