This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Kenneth M. Stampp

AKA Kenneth Milton Stampp

Born: 20-Jul-1912
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI
Died: 10-Jul-2009
Location of death: Oakland, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Peculiar Institution

Wife: (div.)
Wife: Isabel (d. 1996)
Daughter: Jennifer Stampp
Son: Kenneth, Jr.
Daughter: Michele Macartney-Filgate
Daughter: Sara Stampp
Girlfriend: Jean Working (until his death)

    University: BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1935)
    University: MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1936)
    University: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1942)
    Professor: University of Maryland College Park (1942-46)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1946-83)

Author of books:
Indiana Politics During the Civil War (1949, politics)
And the War Came: The North and the Secession Crisis, 1860-1861 (1950, history)
The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South (1956, history)
The Era of Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, 1865-1877 (1965, history)
The Imperiled Union: Essays on the Background of the Civil War (1980, history)
America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink (1990, history)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications