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General Information

Name:  Robert Remini  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1921


Illinois Connection

Robert V. Remini, is a professor emeritus of history and research professor emeritus of humanities who taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

On April 28, 2005, Remini was appointed the Historian of the United States House of Representatives.He is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He won the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, and he has also written biographies of Henry Clay, John Quincy Adams, Martin van Buren, Joseph Smith and Daniel Webster.

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-- National Book Award in 1984 for ''Andrew Jackson'' Society of Midland Authors Award for ''Henry Clay''