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Willard B. Gatewood

AKA Willard Badgett Gatewood, Jr.

Born: 23-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Pelham, NC
Died: 23-Oct-2011
Location of death: Fayetteville, AR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, 1880-1920

[1] Elder, First Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville.

Father: Willard B. Gatewood
Mother: Bessie Pryor
Wife: Mary Lu Brown (m. 1958, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Elizabeth Ellis Stroud
Son: Willard B. Gatewood III

    University: BA, Duke University
    University: MA, Duke University
    University: PhD, Duke University
    Professor: East Tennessee State University
    Professor: East Carolina University
    Professor: North Carolina Wesleyan College
    Professor: University of Georgia
    Professor: History, University of Arkansas (1970-98)
    Chancellor: University of Arkansas (1984-85)

    Southern Historical Association President (1986-87)

Author of books:
Eugene Clyde Brooks: Educator and Public Servant (1960, biography)
Theodore Roosevelt and the Art of Controversy: Episodes of the White House Years (1970, biography)
Black Americans and the White Man's Burden, 1898-1903 (1975, history)
Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, 1880-1920 (1990, history)

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