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2010 The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt T.J. Stiles
2009 American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House Jon Meacham
2008 Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father John Matteson
2007 The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher Debby Applegate
2006 American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
2005 de Kooning: An American Master Mark Stevens
and Annalyn Swan
2004 Khrushchev: the Man and His Era William Taubman
2003 Master of the Senate Robert A. Caro
2002 John Adams David McCullough
2001 W.E.B. DuBois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 David Levering Lewis
2000 Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) Stacy Schiff
1999 Lindbergh A. Scott Berg
1998 Personal History Katharine Graham
1997 Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt
1996 God: A Biography Jack Miles
1995 Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life Joan D. Hedrick
1994 W.E.B. DuBois: Biography of a Race 1868-1919 David Levering Lewis
1993 Truman David McCullough
1992 Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Lewis B. Puller
1991 Jackson Pollock: An American Saga Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
1990 Machiavelli in Hell Sebastian Grazia
1989 Oscar Wilde Richard Ellmann
1988 Donald Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe David Herbert
1987 Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference David J. Garrow
1986 Louise Bogan: A Portrait Elizabeth Frank
1985 The Life and Times of Cotton Mather Kenneth Silverman
1984 Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915 Louis R. Harlan
1983 Growing Up Russell Baker
1982 Grant: A Biography William S. McFeely
1981 Peter the Great: His Life and World Robert K. Massie
1980 The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Edmund Morris
1979 Days of Sarrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews Leonard Baker
1978 Samuel Johnson Walter Jackson Bate
1977 A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T.E. Lawrence John E. Mack
1976 Edith Wharton: A Biography R.W.B. Lewis
1975 The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Robert Caro
1974 O'Neill, Son and Artist Louis Sheaffer
1973 Luce and His Empire W.A. Swanberg
1972 Eleanor and Franklin Joseph P. Lash
1971 Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915-1938 Lawrence Thompson
1970 Huey Long T. Harry Williams
1969 The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends Benjamin Lawrence Reid
1968 Memoirs George F. Kennan
1967 Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain Justin Kaplan
1966 A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
1965 Henry Adams Ernest Samuels
1964 John Keats Walter Jackson Bate
1963 Henry James Leon Edel
1962 No Award given
1961 Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War David Donald
1960 John Paul Jones: a Sailor's Biography Samuel Eliot Morison
1959 Woodrow Wilson, American Prophet Arthur Walworth
1958 George Washington Volumes I-VI Douglas S. Freeman
George Washington Volume VII John Alexander Carroll and Mary Wells Ashworth
1957 Profiles in Courage John F. Kennedy
1956 Benjamin Henry Latrobe Talbot Faulkner Hamlin
1955 The Taft Story William S. White
1954 The Spirit of St. Louis Charles A. Lindbergh
1953 Edmund Pendleton, 1721-1803 David J. Mays
1952 Charles Evans Hughes Merlo J. Pusey
1951 John C. Calhoun: American Portrait Margaret Louise Coit
1950 John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy Samuel Flagg Bemis
1949 Roosevelt and Hopkins Robert E. Sherwood
1948 Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow Margaret Clapp
1947 The Autobiography of William Allen White William Allen White
1946 Son of the Wilderness Linnie Marsh Wolfe
1945 George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel Russell Blaine Nye
1944 The American Leonardo: the Life of Samuel F.B. Morse Carlton Mabee
1943 Admiral of the Ocean Sea: a Life of Christopher Columbus Samuel Eliot Morison
1942 Crusader in Crinoline Forrest Wilson
1941 Jonathan Edwards Ola Elizabeth Winslow
1940 Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters, Volumes VII and VIII Ray Stannard Baker
1939 Benjamin Franklin Carl Van Doren
1938 Andrew Jackson, 2 volumes Marquis James
Pedlar's Progress Odell Shepard
1937 Hamilton Fish Allan Nevins
1936 The Thought and Character of William James Ralph Barton Perry
1935 R.E. Lee Douglas S. Freeman
1934 John Hay Tyler Dennett
1933 Grover Cleveland Allan Nevins
1932 Theodore Roosevelt Henry F. Pringle
1931 Charles W. Eliot Henry James
1930 The Raven: a Biography of Sam Houston Marquis James
1929 The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page Burton J. Hendrick
1928 The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas Charles Edward Russell
1927 Whitman Emory Holloway
1926 The Life of Sir William Osler, 2 volumes Harvey Cushing
1925 Barrett Wendell and His Letters M.A. DeWolfe Howe
1924 From Immigrant to Inventor Michael Idvorsky Pupin
1923 The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page Burton J. Hendrick
1922 A Daughter of the Middle Border Hamlin Garland
1921 The Americanization of Edward Bok Edward Bok
1920 The Life of John Marshall, 4 volumes Albert J. Beveridge
1919 The Education of Henry Adams Henry Adams
1918 Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed William Cabell Bruce
1917 Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards, Maude Howe Elliott, and Florence Howe Hall

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