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James R. Reckner

AKA James Richard Reckner

Born: 7-Aug-1940
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet

Military service: US Navy (1958-78, Lt. Cmdr.)

Father: Harry Alphonsus Reckner
Mother: Ellen Mary Ferrigan
Wife: Peggy Lee Montgomery (m. 14-Feb-1963, two sons, one daughter)
Son: David Allan
Daughter: Rachel Eileen
Son: Sean Richard

    University: BA, University of Auckland (1981)
    University: MA, University of Auckland (1982)
    University: PhD, University of Auckland (1985)
    Professor: Military History, Texas Tech University (1988-2008)
    Director: Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

    Naval History Foundation
    Society of Military Historians
    United States Naval Institute
    Bronze Star
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Navy Commendation Medal

Author of books:
Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet (1988, history)

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