WILLIAMSON, EDWARD CHARLES, 1916-1997

Biography:

Historian. BornРApril 26, 1916, in Philadelphia, Pa. MarriedРRuthie. ChildrenРTwo. EducationРUniversity of Florida, A.B., 1939; A.M., 1946; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1954. Served in U.S. Army, 1941-1945 and 1950-1952; attained rank of Colonel. Chief Editor, U.S. Air Force Historical Division, 1954-1957. Taught at University of Florida, 1948-1954; Auburn University, 1957-1983.  Assistant editor, Florida Historical Quarterly, 1948-1954; Associate editor, Textile History Review, 1960-1964. Member Lee County Democratic Club; Organization of American Historians. Died October 14, 1997.

Source:

Directory of American Scholars.

Publication(s):

American Political Writers, 1801-1973. Boston; Twayne, 1981.

Florida Politics in the Gilded Age, 1877-1893. Gainesville; University Presses of Florida, 1975.

Papers:

A collection of the papers of Edward Charles Williamson is held by the special collections department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library at Auburn University.