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Frank Lawrence Owsley, Jr.

Born: 13-Jun-1928
Birthplace: Nashville, TN
Died: 13-Jan-2013
Location of death: Auburn, AL
Cause of death: Illness

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Struggle for the Gulf Borderlands

Father: Frank Lawrence Owsley (historian, b. 20-Jan-1890, d. 21-Oct-1956)
Mother: Harriet Fason Chappell
Wife: Dorothy Sellers (m. 1952, two children)

    University: BA, Vanderbilt University (1949)
    University: MA, Vanderbilt University (1951)
    University: PhD, University of Alabama (1955)
    Instructor: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (1957-60)
    Professor: History, Auburn University (1960-95)

    American Historical Association
    Organization of American Historians
    Southern Historical Association

Author of books:
The C.S.S. Florida: Her Building and Operations (1965, history)
The Struggle for the Gulf Borderlands: The Creek War and the Battle of New Orleans, 1812-1815 (1981, history)
Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821 (1997, history)

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