Honorary Lifetime Membership

The Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Western History Association is given by the WHA President in recognition of the notable achievements of individuals in the field of Western History over the course of their careers. The Honorary Lifetime Award is announced annually during the WHA Awards Banquet.

Past Recipients  (listed alphabetically by surname)

Richard Ahlborn

Syed Albukhary

Jack Allen

John Allen

Sue Armitage

Judith Austin
Thomas Alexander

W. David Baird

Larry D. Ball, Sr

John P. Bloom

Allan G. Bogue

Alfred L. Bush

D'Ann Campbell

Margaret Connell-Szasz

William J. Cronon

Lanny J. Dragon

James H. Ducker

Richard N. Ellis

Iris Engstrand

Richard W. Etulain

Joyce M. Evans

Eddy D. Field II
Janet Fireman

Charles M. Godwin

James J. Goodwin

R. B. Graeme

J. Scott Hamilton

Lawrence Hamilton

James C. Hasdorff

R. Alan Henn

Markku Henriksson

William D. Hill

Robert Hine

Harwood P. Hinton

Fred B. Houghton

Paul A. Hutton

Peter Iverson

Elizabeth Jameson

Ray E. Jenkins

Joan M. Jensen

Ralph W. Jones

Frank A. Krause
David Rich Lewis

Patricia Nelson Limerick

Guy Logsdon

John D. Lowrey

Robert F. Lute II

Richard T. Malouf

Theda Perdue & Michael Green

George Miles                     

Raymond J. Morris

Jay E. Mullen

Preston W. Nash

Genevieve K. Neveau

Roger L. Nichols

Tom Noel

Walter Nugent

Floyd A. O'Neil

Kenneth N. Owens

Melinda Peak

Alain J. Petit

Paula Petrik

George M. Platt

Peter J. Powell

Howard C. Price, Jr.

John P. Reid

George J. Richards

Robert Ritchie
Vicki Ruiz

Richard Sadler

Frederick H. Schapsmeier

David E. Schob

G. L. Seligmann

Jan Shipps

Gary M. Simmons

Duane A. Smith

A. Ray Stephens

Brit A. Storey

Guy Stringham

Quintard Taylor

Hoke E. Trout

Kathleen Underwood

Robert M. Utley

David A. Walker

Melody Webb

Harold J. Weiss, Jr.

Robert Woodward

Donald Worster


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