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Ernest M. Lander, Jr.

AKA Ernest McPherson Lander, Jr.

Born: 16-Dec-1915
Birthplace: Calhoun Falls, SC
Died: 17-Aug-2013
Location of death: Clemson, SC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reluctant Imperialists

Military service: US Army Air Forces (1942-46, Staff Sgt.)

[1] Clemson United Methodist Church, Clemson, SC.

Wife: Sarah Shirley Lander (d., two daughters)
Daughter: Caroline Jones Lander
Daughter: Elizabeth Lander Purcell

    University: AB, Wofford College (1937)
    University: MA, University of North Carolina (1939)
    University: PhD, University of North Carolina (1950)
    Professor: Clemson University (1941-81)

    Organization of American Historians
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    South Carolina Historical Society
    Southern Historical Association

Author of books:
A History of South Carolina, 1865-1960 (1960, history)
The Textile Industry in Antebellum South Carolina (1969, economics)
Reluctant Imperialists: Calhoun, the South Carolinians, and the Mexican War (1980, history)

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