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William Manchester

William ManchesterAKA William Raymond Manchester

Born: 1-Apr-1922
Birthplace: Attleboro, MA
Died: 1-Jun-2004
Location of death: Middletown, CT
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Arms of Krupp

Military service: USMC (1942-45, WWII)

Father: William Raymond Manchester (WWI marine)
Mother: Sallie Thompson Manchester
Wife: Julia Brown Marshall (m. 27-Mar-1948, d. 1998, one son, two daughters)
Daughter: Laurie Manchester
Daughter: Julie Thompson
Son: John Kennerly

    University: BA, University of Massachusetts (1946)
    University: MA, University of Missouri (1947)
    Professor: Wesleyan University

    Purple Heart
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1959
    National Humanities Medal 2001
    The Oklahoman (1945-46)
    The Baltimore Sun Associate Editor (1947-55)
    Stroke (multiple)

Author of books:
A Rockefeller Family Portrait (1959, biography)
Death of a President (1967, nonfiction)
American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur (1978, biography)
The Glory and the Dream (1974, nonfiction)
The Last Lion (1983-88, biography of Winston Churchill, 2 of 3 volumes)

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