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Harry V. Jaffa

AKA Harry Victor Jaffa

Born: 7-Oct-1918
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 10-Jan-2015
Location of death: Pomona, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Crisis of the House Divided

Father: Arthur Jaffa
Mother: Frances Landau
Wife: Marjorie Butler (m. 25-Apr-1942, d. 27-Sep-2010, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Donald Jaffa
Daughter: Karen Jaffa McGoldrick
Son: Philip Jaffa

    University: BA English Literature, Yale University (1939)
    University: PhD Political Philosophy, New School for Social Research
    Professor: Ohio State University (1951-64)
    Professor: Claremont Graduate University
    Professor: Political Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College (1971-89)

Author of books:
Thomism and Aristotelianism: A Study of the Commentary by Thomas Aquinas on the Nicomachean Ethics (1952, religion)
Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates (1959, politics)
Equality & Liberty: Theory and Practice in American Politics (1965, politics)
The Conditions of Freedom: Essays in Political Philosophy (1975, politics)
American Conservatism and the American Founding (1984, politics)
Original Intent and the Framers of the Constitution (1994, history)
Storm Over the Constitution (1999, law)
A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War (2000, history)

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