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History educator

Warren M. Billings, American history educator. Research fellow American Bar Association, 1982, Faculty Foundation fellow Louisiana State University, 1987-1988.

Background

Billings, Warren M. was born on February 4, 1940 in New York City. Son of H. Warren and Rheta (Metn) Billings.

Education

AB, College William & Mary, 1962. AM, University Pittsburgh, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, 1968.

Career

Faculty assistant Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1964-1968. Assistant professor University New Orleans, 1968-1972, associate professor, 1972-1978, professor, 1978-1988, research professor, 1988-1994. Distinguished professor, since 1994.

Historian Supreme Court of Louisiana, New Orleans, since 1982. Consultant coordinator of research The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1985-1986. Member National History Public and Records Commission, Washington, 1988-1990.

Membership

Vice chairman Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, 1992-1992, member since 1988. Member Association Documentary Editing (president 1987-1988), Virginia History Society (editorial board Virginia MAg. History and Biography 1987-1991, research fellow 1989, 92).

Louisiana History Association (president 1993-1994), Southern History Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ship modelling, cabinet making.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Dunlap, August 15, 1964. 1 child, Elizabeth Caroline.

father:
H. Warren Billings

mother:
Rheta (Metn) Billings

spouse:
Carol Ann Dunlap

child:
Elizabeth Caroline Billings