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Robert W. Johannsen

AKA Robert Walter Johannsen

Born: 22-Aug-1925
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Died: 16-Aug-2011
Location of death: Urbana, IL
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Stephen A. Douglas

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Wife: Lois Calderwood (m. 1949, d. 2008, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Nancy Johannsen Morrice
Son: Robert D. Johannsen

    High School: Washington High School, Portland, OR
    University: BA, Reed College (1948)
    University: MA, University of Washington
    University: PhD, University of Washington (1953)
    Professor: University of Kansas
    Professor: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1959-)

    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Frontier Politics on the Eve of the Civil War (1955, politics)
Stephen A. Douglas (1973, biography)
To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination (1985, history)
The Frontier, the Union, and Stephen A. Douglas (1989, history)

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