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David Herbert Donald

Born: 1-Oct-1920
Birthplace: Goodman, MS
Died: 17-May-2009
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lincoln's Herndon

Wife: Aida DiPace (until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Bruce Donald

    University: BA, Millsaps College
    University: MA, University of Illinois (1942)
    Professor: PhD, University of Illinois (1946)
    Professor: Columbia University
    Professor: Harvard University (1973-91)

    Southern Historical Association
 
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1961 for Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1988 for Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe

Author of books:
Lincoln's Herndon (1948, biography)
Lincoln Reconsidered: Essays on the Civil War Era (1956, history)
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War (1960, biography)
The Politics of Reconstruction, 1863-1867 (1965, politics)
Charles Sumner and the Rights of Man (1970, biography)
Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe (1987, biography)
Lincoln (1995, biography)
Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's Domestic Life (1999, biography)
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends (2003, biography)



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