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Full Name: Will Durant
(1885-1981) Writer, historian. "The Story of Civilization" (with ARIEL DURANT). In 1917 he was an instructor at Columbia University. Lived in Nassau County and in Staten Island and spent his summers from 1919 to 1928 in Woodstock. "The Story of Philosophy" (1926), "Transition" (1927), "The Case for India" (1930), "Adventures in Genius" (1931), "The Pleasures of Philosophy" (1953).
Author's Timeline:
1919 Ulster County
Durant spent summers from 1919 to 1928 in Woodstock, New York.  
1885 (Unknown) County
Born in North Adams, Massachusetts. 
1981 (Unknown) County
1917 New York County
Was an instructor at Columbia University. 
1935 (Unknown) County
"The Story of Civilization"
Co-Authored with his wife Ariel, it took 40 years to finish.  
1926 (Unknown) County
"The Story of Philosophy"
1927 (Unknown) County
1930 (Unknown) County
"The Case for India."
1931 (Unknown) County
"Adventures in Genius."
1953 (Unknown) County
"The Pleasures of Philosophy."
1981 (Unknown) County
West Wood Memorial Village, Los Angeles,Ca. With his beloved wife Ariel. 
? Nassau County
Lived in Nassau County, NY 
? Richmond County
Live in Staten Island. 

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