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Roy Franklin Nichols

Born: 3-Mar-1896
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 12-Jan-1973
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Disruption of American Democracy

Father: Franklin Coriell Nichols
Mother: Annie Cairns
Wife: Jeannette Paddoch (until his death, d. 1982)

    University: BA, Rutgers University (1918)
    University: MA, Rutgers University (1919)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1923)
    Professor: History, University of Pennsylvania (1925-66)
    Dean: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania (1952-66)

    American Historical Association President (1965-66)
    American Philosophical Society
    Cosmos Club
    Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
    Social Science Research Council Chairman
 
    Pulitzer Prize for History 1949 for The Disruption of American Democracy

Author of books:
The Democratic Machine, 1850-1854 (1923, politics)
The Disruption of American Democracy (1948, politics)
Advance Agents of American Destiny (1956, international affairs)
Franklin Pierce: Young Hickory of the Granite Hills (1958, biography)
Religion and American Democracy (1959, politics)
Blueprints for Leviathan: American Style (1963, politics)
The Invention of the American Political Parties (1967, politics)


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