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History and political science educator

Richard Byron Orr, American History and political science educator. University of Wisconsin Board Regents scholar, l955-57; University of Wisconsin -Oshkosh grantee, l966.


Orr, Richard Byron was born on June 15, 1930 in Richmond, Indiana, United States. Son of Hershel Clifton and Virginia Frances (Howells) Orr.


Bachelor, Earlham College, l953;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, l956;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, l968.


Teaching assistant in history, University of Wisconsin, Madison, l955-57;instructor history extension division, University of Wisconsin, Madison, l957-60;instructor to assistant professor of history, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, l963-74;assistant professor, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, l974-76;instructor, United States Armed Forces Institute, Madison, l96l-62;associate professor of history and political science, Waycross (Georgia) College, l977-;professor of history and political science.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Manners, Morals, Movements: The Story of European Man, l500 to Present, l970. Co-editor, circulation manager Societas, l97l-77. Associate editor Conference Group Social and Administrative History, l97l-77.

      Abstractor History Abstracts, American, l97lā€”.


Member American History Association, Southern History Association, United States Catholic History Society, Georgia Association Historians, Georgia Political Science Association, Southern Conference on British Studies, World Federalist Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Knights of Columbus (advocate Waycross l988ā€”).


Married Alice Mary Dahl, August l4, l954.

Hershel Clifton Orr

Virginia Frances (Howells) Orr

Alice Mary Dahl