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Carl Becker

AKA Carl Lotus Becker

Born: 7-Sep-1873
Birthplace: Waterloo, IA
Died: 10-Apr-1945
Location of death: Ithaca, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Everyman His Own Historian

Wife: Maude Hepworth Ranney (m. 1901, one son)

    University: BLitt, University of Wisconsin (1896)
    University: PhD, University of Wisconsin (1907)
    University: Columbia University
    Professor: Dartmouth College (1901-02)
    Professor: University of Kansas, Lawrence (1902-16)
    Professor: Cornell University (1917-41)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Historical Association

Author of books:
The Beginnings of the American People (1915, history)
The Eve of the Revolution (1918, history)
The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas (1922, history)
The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth Century Philosophers (1932, history)
Everyman His Own Historian (1935, history)

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