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Richard L. Bushman

AKA Richard Lyman Bushman

Born: 20-Jun-1931
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UT

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

Wife: Claudia Lauper (m. 19-Aug-1955, two sons, four daughters)
Son: Ben
Daughter: Clarissa
Son: Karl
Daughter: Margaret
Son: Richard
Son: Serge

    University: AB, Harvard University (1955)
    University: AM History, Harvard University (1960)
    University: PhD History of American Civilization, Harvard University (1961)
    Professor: Brigham Young University (1960-68)
    Professor: Brown University (1968-77)
    Professor: History, University of Delaware (1977-85)
    Professor: History, Columbia University (1989-91)

    Mormon History Association
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Society for Historians of the Early American Republic President (1997-98)
    Guggenheim Fellowship

    Superdad (14-Dec-1973)

Author of books:
From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765 (1967, history)
Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism (1984, biography)
King and People in Provincial Massachusetts (1992, history)
The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities (1992, social studies)
Building the Kingdom: A History of Mormons in America (1999, religion)
Believing History: Latter-Day Saint Essays (2004, religion)
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling (2005, biography)
On the Road with Joseph Smith: An Author's Diary (2007, travelogue)
Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction (2008, religion)

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