• Born date: 1917-09-27
  • Born in: United states
  • Death date: 2010-01-26
  • Death in: United states
Louis Auchincloss

Louis Stanton Auchincloss (/ˈɔːkɨŋklɒs/; September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010) was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a prolific novelist who parlayed his experiences into books exploring the private lives of America's East Coast patrician class (especially the world of Wall Street bankers, lawyers and stockbrokers).