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Hans L. Trefousse

AKA Hans Louis Trefousse

Born: 18-Dec-1921
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: 8-Jan-2010
Location of death: Staten Island, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Radical Republicans

Military service: US Army (WWII, Capt.)

Wife: Rashelle Friedlander ("Shellie", m. 1947, d. 1999, one son)
Son: Roger Trefousse

    University: BA, City College of New York (1942)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1947)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1950)
    Professor: Brooklyn College (1946-98)

    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Stroke 2009

Author of books:
German and American Neutrality, 1939-1941 (1951, international affairs)
Ben Butler: The South Called Him Beast! (1957, biography)
Benjamin Franklin Wade: Radical Republican From Ohio (1963, biography)
The Radical Republicans: Lincoln's Vanguard for Racial Justice (1969, history)
Reconstruction: America's First Effort at Racial Democracy (1971, history)
Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction (1975, history)
Carl Schurz: A Biography (1982, biography)
Pearl Harbor: The Continuing Controversy (1982, history)
Andrew Johnson: A Biography (1989, biography)
Historical Dictionary of Reconstruction (1991, history)
Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth-Century Egalitarian (1997, biography)
Rutherford B. Hayes (2002, biography)
"First Among Equals": Abraham Lincoln's Reputation During His Administration (2005, history)

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