WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Writer, editor and lawyer Louis Auchincloss has died in New York of complications from a stroke, his family said. He was 92.
The Washington Post reported the Long Island, N.Y., native and author of more than 60 books died Tuesday at Manhattan's Lenox Hill Hospital.
Among his works were "The Rector of Justin," "The Embezzler," "Powers of Attorney," "Portraits in Brownstone," "A World of Profit," "Tales of Manhattan," "Honorable Men" and "Diary of a Yuppie."
His other accomplishments included serving as president of the Museum of the City of New York and as a member of the executive committee of the New York Bar Association.
Auchincloss was presented with the National Medal of Arts in 2005, the Post noted.
His wife, artist Adele Lawrence, died in 1991.
Auchincloss is survived by three sons, a brother and seven grandchildren.