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Forrest McDonald

Born: 7-Jan-1927
Birthplace: Orange, TX
Died: 19-Jan-2016
Location of death: Tuscaloosa, AL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: We The People: The Economic Origins of the Constitution

Military service: US Navy (1945-46)

Father: Forrest McDonald
Mother: Myra McGill
Wife: Ellen Shapiro (m. 1-Aug-1963)
Daughter: Marcy McDonald

    University: Orange High School, Orange, TX (1943)
    University: BA and MA, University of Texas at Austin (1949)
    University: PhD, University of Texas at Austin (1955)
    Professor: Brown University (1959-67)
    Professor: Wayne State University (1967-76)
    Professor: University of Alabama (1976-2002)

    Philadelphia Society President
    State Historical Society of Wisconsin
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Let There Be Light: The Electric Utility Industry in Wisconsin, 1881-1955 (1957, economics)
We The People: The Economic Origins of the Constitution (1958, economics)
E Pluribus Unum: The Formation of the American Republic, 1776-1790 (1965, history)
The Presidency of George Washington (1974, biography)
The Phaeton Ride: The Crisis of American Success (1974, economics)
The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson (1976, biography)
Alexander Hamilton: A Biography (1979, biography)
A Constitutional History of the United States (1982, history)
Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution (1985, history)
Requiem: Variations on Eighteenth-Century Themes (1988, history)
The American Presidency: An Intellectual History (1994, history)
States' Rights and the Union: Imperium in Imperio, 1776-1876 (2000, history)
Recovering the Past: A Historian's Memoir (2004, memoir)

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