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educator , historian

Richard Herbert Sewell, American Historian, educator. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1954-1957; Member Society Civil War Historians, Southern History Association, History Society Wisconsin, PhiBeta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Sewell, Richard Herbert was born on April 11, 1931 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Herbert Mathieu and Anna Louise (Broene) Sewell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1953;Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1954;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1962-1964;assistant professor of history, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965-1967;associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1974;professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1974-1995;professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Madison, since 1995. Visiting lecturer University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964-1965. Advisory board Lincoln and Soldiers Institute, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, since 1990.

Works

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1954-1957. Member Society Civil War Historians, Southern History Association, History Society Wisconsin, PhiBeta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: whitewater rafting.

Connections

Married Natalie Paperno, January 13, 1971. 1 child, Rebecca Elizabeth.

father:
Herbert Mathieu Sewell

mother:
Anna Louise (Broene) Sewell

spouse:
Natalie Paperno

child:
Rebecca Elizabeth Sewell