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Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson TurnerBorn: 14-Nov-1861
Birthplace: Portage, WI
Died: 14-Mar-1932
Location of death: San Marino, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Frontier Thesis

    University: University of Wisconsin at Madison (1884)
    University: PhD, Johns Hopkins University (1890)
    Professor: University of Wisconsin (1889-1910)
    Professor: History, Harvard University (1910-24)

    American Historical Association
    Pulitzer Prize for History 1933 for The Significance of Sections in American History

Author of books:
Rise of the New West, 18191929 (1906, history)
The Frontier in American History (1920, essays)
The Significance of Sections in American History (1932, essays)
The United States, 18301850: The Nation and Its Sections (1935, history)

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