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Willmoore Kendall

Born: 5-Mar-1909
Birthplace: Konawa, OK
Died: 30-Jun-1967
Location of death: Dallas, TX
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conservative author

Father: Willmoore Kendall, Sr. (blind Methodist minister)
Wife: Nellie Cooper (wife #3, m. 1965, until his death)

    University: Northwestern University
    University: Oxford University (on a Rhodes Scholarship)
    University: PhD Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1940)
    Professor: Yale University (1947-61)
    Professor: University of Dallas (1963-67)
    Administrator: Chairman, Dept. of Politics and Economics, University of Dallas (1963-67)

    Rhodes Scholarship
    Guggenheim Fellowship
    Converted to Catholicism

Author of books:
Baseball: How to Play It and How to Watch It (1927, sports)
John Locke and the Doctrine of Majority-Rule (1941, politics)
Democracy and the American Party System (1956, politics)
The Conservative Affirmation (1963, politics)
The Basic Symbols of the American Political Tradition (1970, politics)
Willmoore Kendall Contra Mundum (1971, essays)
Oxford Years: The Letters of Willmoore Kendall to His Father (1993, letters)

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