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William W. Freehling

AKA William Wilhartz Freehling

Born: 26-Dec-1935
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Prelude to Civil War

Father: Norman Freehling
Mother: Edna
Wife: Natalie Paperno (m. 27-Jan-1961, div. 1970, one son)
Son: Alan
Wife: Alison Goodyear (m. 19-Jun-1971, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Alison
Daughter: William

    University: AB, Harvard University (1958)
    University: MA, University of California at Berkeley (1959)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1964)
    Professor: History, University of Michigan (1964-72)
    Professor: History, Johns Hopkins University (1972-91)
    Professor: History, University of Kentucky (1994-)

    American Antiquarian Society
    American Historical Association
    Organization of American Historians
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Society of American Historians
    Southern History Association
    Allan Nevins Prize 1965
    Bancroft Prize 1967
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
The Road to Disunion (1991-2007, history)
Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836 (1992, history)
The Reintegration of American History: Slavery and the Civil War (1994, history)
The South Vs. The South: How Anti-Confederate Southerners Shaped the Course of the Civil War (2001, history)

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