Copyright 1999. Esther Katz. All rights reserved.
Editor and author. Married Emilie Bigelow (1896); Elizabeth K. Reynolds (1916). Harvard-educated brother of Hutchins Hapgood, Norman Hapgood studied with William James before coming to New York as one of the new breed of post-muckraker radical journalists. He was drama critic for the Commercial Advertiser from 1897 to 1902, and became editor of Collier's Weekly in 1903. Between 1913 and 1916 Hapgood served as editor of Harper's Weekly. Hapgood became editor of Hearst's International Magazine from 1923 to 1925, and wrote numerous books including biographies of Lincoln, Daniel Webster and George Washington, as well as Literary Statesman (1897), The Stage in America (1901) and The Changing Years (1930).