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David M. Pletcher

AKA David Mitchell Pletcher

Born: 14-Jun-1920
Birthplace: Faribault, MN
Died: 22-Feb-2004
Location of death: Bloomington, IN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault, MN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Diplomacy of Involvement

Father: Nuba Mitchell Pletcher (b. 10-Sep-1880, d. 7-Dec-1965)
Mother: Emma Jean Hutchinson (b. 13-May-1888, d. 9-Oct-1950)
Brother: Charles Hutchinson Pletcher (b. 5-Sep-1922, d. 14-Dec-1992)

    University: AB, University of Chicago (1941)
    University: AM, University of Chicago (1941)
    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1946)
    Professor: Knox College (1946-56)
    Professor: Hamline University (1956-65)
    Professor: History, Indiana University Bloomington (1965-90)

    American Historical Association
    Organization of American Historians
    Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations President (1980)
    Beveridge Award 1957 for Rails, Mines and Progress

Author of books:
Rails, Mines and Progress: Seven American Promoters in Mexico, 1867-1911 (1958, history)
The Awkward Years: American Foreign Relations Under Garfield and Arthur (1962, international affairs)
The Diplomacy of Annexation: Texas, Oregon, and the Mexican War (1973, international affairs)
The Diplomacy of Trade and Investment: American Economic Expansion in the Hemisphere, 1865-1900 (1998, international affairs)
The Diplomacy of Involvement: American Economic Expansion Across the Pacific, 1784-1900 (2001, international affairs)

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