WHA Lifetime member Allan G. Bogue May 12, 1921- August 1, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:11 PM | Anonymous

Dear Friends of the WHA,

 It is with a deep sense of loss that we share the news of the passing of Lifetime Member and award-winning historian,  Allan G. Bogue. 
Dr. Bogue was a Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1964-1991.

During his career, Bogue  won numerous awards for his work including, a Guggenheim Fellowship, 1970, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Fellow (Cal Tech), 1975. He was elected and inducted into the National Academy of Sciences, 1985-1986 and shared in the Caughey Prize for best book in Western American history in previous year, 1995. He wrote 7 books including From Prairie to Corn Belt: Farming on the Illinois and Iowa Prairies in the Nineteenth Century, 1963, and Frederick Jackson Turner: Strange Roads Going Down, 1998. He also collaborated on 12 other books and published 73 articles during his career.

He served in numerous historical organizations as president, including: the Organization of American Historians; Agricultural History Society: Economic History Association; Social Science History Association. He was a fellow of the Agricultural History Society, an honorary life member of the Western History Association, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Bogue will be honored and remembered at the 56th Annual Awards Banquet during the WHA annual conference in St. Paul, Minnesota this October.

A full obituary and invitation to share your memories of Dr. Bogue is available online here.


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