Awards & Winners

Elgin Groseclose

Date of Birth 25-November-1899
Place of Birth Waukomis
(Garfield County, Oklahoma)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Elgin Earl Groseclose, Elgin E. Groseclose
Profession Writer, Economist, Author
Elgin Earl Groseclose was an American economist, statesman, and author. After working as special assistant to Arthur Millspaugh's economic mission in Persia, he was appointed Treasurer-General of Persia by the order of the parliament of Iran in 1943. He also headed the Persian Relief Commission and wrote a book entitled Introduction to Iran. For Ararat, an adventure novel set in Armenia, he won a National Book Award as the Bookseller Discovery of 1939, voted by members of the American Booksellers Association. The annual Discovery identified "outstanding merit which failed to receive adequate sales and recognition".

Awards by Elgin Groseclose

Check all the awards nominated and won by Elgin Groseclose.


National Book Award for Bookseller Discovery
Honored for : Ararat

Nominations 1939 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Bookseller Discovery Ararat