On the trail of another man, the biographer must put up with finding himself at every turn; any biography uneasily shelters an autobiography within it.
Paul Murray Kendall (1 March 1911 - 21 November 1973) was an American academic and historian. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Frankford High School in 1928. In 1932 he received an A.B. from the University of Virginia. He received an A.M. in 1933, also from U of V. In 1937, while studying for a Ph.D he became an instructor in English at the Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He obtained a Ph. D. from the University of Virginia in 1939.