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William Carr

history educator

William Carr, British history educator. Served with British Army, 1941-1947. Royal History Society fellow, 1970; Member German History Society (chairman 1982-1985).

Background

Carr, William was born on April 1, 1921 in Workington, England. Son of William and Eleanor (Stewart) Carr.

Education

1 child, Mary Louise. Bachelor of Arts, University Birmingham, 1947. Postgraduate, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy., University Sheffield, 1955.

Career

Lecturer University Sheffield, 1949-1962, senior lecturer department history, 1963-1969, reader, 1970-1977, professor, 1978-1986. Retired 1986.

Works

  • Author: Schleswig-Holstein, A Study in National Conflict, 1963. A History of Germany 1815-1945, 1969, 72. Arms Autarky and Aggression: German Foreign Policy, 1933-1939, 1979.

    1987

  • Hitler: A Study in Personality and Politics, 1978. Poland to Pearl Harbor, The Making of the Second World War, 1985. Justice of peace City of Sheffield, since 1969.

    Chairman finance and general purposes committee City of Sheffield, since 1976. Chairman board visitors Wakefield Prison, since 1985.

Membership

Served with British Army, 1941-1947. Royal History Society fellow, 1970. Member German History Society (chairman 1982-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking; swimming; theatre.

Connections

Married Kathleen Mary Williams, December 28, 1950. 1 child, Mary Louise.

father:
William Carr

mother:
Eleanor (Stewart) Carr

spouse:
Kathleen Mary Williams

child:
Mary Louise Carr