DAVIS, WILLIAM COLUMBUS, 1910-2003

Biography:

Historian; university professor. Born– August 28, 1910, Birmingham. Parents– William Columbus and Maude (Gray) Davis. Married–(1) Mildred Dorman, July 24, 1948 (died 1986); married (2) Dorothy Ann Fleetwood. 1987.  Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1931; M.A., 1932; Harvard, M.A., 1943; Ph.D. 1948. Held several staff positions at the U.S.Senate, 1933-46; taught Latin American Studies at the University of Georgia, 1948-1951; George Washington University, 1951-1966; National War College, 1963-1974. Member; Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Kappa Phi. Died December 24, 2003.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars, 7th ed.

Who’s Who in America online

Publication(s):

The Columns of Athens, Georgia’s Classic City. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1951.

The Last Conquistadores; the Spanish Intervention in Peru and Chile, 1863-1866. Athens, Ga.; University of Georgia Press, 1950

Warnings from the Far South: Democracy versus Dictatorship in Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile. 1995..

Joint_Publication(s):

Soviet Bloc Latin American Activities and Their Implications for United States Foreign Policy. Washington, D.C.; Government Printing Office, 1960.

Editor;

American Historical Association Guide to Historical Literature.  1960.

Index to Writings in American History, 1902-1940.  1956