George Wallace Chessman
Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1919 in Ottawa, Illinois
Deceased: 2011 in Granville, Ohio
Dr. Chessman graduated in 1936 from high school in Peoria, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
In 1937 he graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover. He received his A.B. (Cum Laude) from Harvard University in 1941 and his Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard in 1951. He taught at Denison University in 1950-51 and from 1953 until retiring in 1983. Dr. Chessman held Fulbright Lectureships at the University of Southampton, England (1958-59) and at the University of Rome, Italy (1978-79). He also taught at Ohio State University and the University of South Carolina. During Word War II he served in the United States Coast Guard.
As a scholar of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Era, Dr. Chessman contributed many works of scholarship on that subject.
- Governor Theodore Roosevelt: The Albany Apprentiship, 1898-1900 , Oxford University Press, 1965
- Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Power (Originally Printed in 1969), Waveland Press, 1994
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Governor Theodore Roosevelt: The Albany apprentiship, 1898-1900
Release Date: 1965
Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Power
Release Date: 1994-03
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