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Robert V. Remini

AKA Robert Vincent Remini

Born: 17-Jul-1921
Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Died: 28-Mar-2013
Location of death: Evanston, IL
Cause of death: Stroke

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Andrew Jackson

Military service: US Navy (1943-46, Lt.)

Wife: Ruth T. Kuhner (m. 1948, d. 2012, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Elizabeth Nielson
Daughter: Joan Costello
Son: Robert Remini

    University: BS, Fordham University (1943)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1947)
    University: PhD History, Columbia University (1951)
    Professor: History, Fordham University (1951-65)
    Professor: History, University of Illinois at Chicago (1965-91)
    Administrator: Chairman, Dept. of History, University of Illinois at Chicago (1965-71)
    Administrator: Dir., Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago (1981-87)

    Historian, US House of Representatives (2005-10)
    American Historical Association
    National Book Award for Nonfiction 1984 for Andrew Jackson, vol. III

Author of books:
Martin Van Buren and the Making of the Democratic Party (1959, biography)
Andrew Jackson (1966, biography)
Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power (1967, history)
The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson (1976, history)
Andrew Jackson (1977-84, biography)
Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time (1978, biography)
The Life of Andrew Jackson (1988, biography)
The Jacksonian Era (1989, history)
Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union (1991, biography)
The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory (1999, history)
Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars (2001, history)
John Quincy Adams (2002, biography)
Joseph Smith (2002, biography)
The House: The History of the House of Representatives (2006, politics)
A Short History of the United States (2008, history)
At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union (2010, history)

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