Hexter, J. H. (Jack H.), 1910-1996

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Jack H. Hexter (1910-1996) was born May 25, 1910 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was a historian who specialized in Tudor and seventeenth-century British history and was well known for his comments on historiography. In his later years, Hexter also became involved in politics. Hexter married Ruth Mullin in 1942; they had three children. In 1931, Hexter was awarded a B.A. by the University of Cincinnati. He went on to teach at Queens College in New York from 1939 to 1957. Hexter then taught at Washington University in St. Louis from 1957 until 1964, and Yale University from 1964 to 1978. While at Yale University, Hexter was a Charles Stillé Professor and founded the Yale Center for Parliamentary History in 1966. In 1978, he returned to Washington University, becoming the John M. Olin Professor Emeritus of the History of Freedom. He retired in 1990.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1974-1996. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 244299892

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referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Notestein, Wallace, 1878-1969. Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Wallace Notestein papers, 1899-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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Birth 1910

Death 1996-12-08



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