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Clinton Rossiter

AKA Clinton Lawrence Rossiter III

Born: 18-Sep-1917
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 11-Jul-1970
Location of death: Ithaca, NY
Cause of death: Suicide

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Constitutional Dictatorship

Military service: US Navy Reserve (WWII, Lt.)

Father: Winton Goodrich Rossiter (d. 14-Feb-1954)
Mother: Dorothy Shaw
Sister: Dorothy Ann Rossiter
Sister: Joan Rossiter
Brother: William Winton Goodrich Rossiter
Wife: Mary Ellen Crane (m. 1947, three sons)
Son: David Goodrich Rossiter (b. 1949)
Son: Caleb Stewart Rossiter (b. 1951)
Son: Winton Goodrich Rossiter (b. 1954)

    High School: Westminster School, Simsbury, CT
    University: BA, Cornell University (1939)
    University: PhD, Princeton University (1942)
    Professor: Cornell University (1947-)
    Department Chair: Government, Cornell University (1956-59)

    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Quill and Dagger
    Risk Factors: Depression

Author of books:
Constitutional Dictatorship: Crisis Government in the Modern Democracies (1948, politics)
The Supreme Court and the Commander in Chief (1951, politics)
Seedtime of the Republic (1953, politics)
Conservatism in America (1955, politics)
The American Presidency (1956, politics)
Marxism: The View from America (1960, politics)
Parties and Politics in America (1960, politics)
The Political Thought of the American Revolution (1963, politics)
Six Characters in Search of a Republic: Studies in the Political Thought of the American Colonies (1964, politics)
Alexander Hamilton and the Constitution (1964, biography)
1787: The Grand Convention (1966, history)
The American Quest, 1790-1860: An Emerging Nation in Search of Identity, Unity, and Modernity (1971, history)

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