Individual Author Record
Name: George Wallace ChessmanPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Born: 1919 in Ottawa, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDr. Chessman graduated in 1936 from high school in Peoria, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn 1937 he graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover. He received his A.B. (Cum Laude) from Harvard University in 1941 and his Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard in 1951. He taught at Denison University in 1950-51 and from 1953 until retiring in 1983. Dr. Chessman held Fulbright Lectureships at the University of Southampton, England (1958-59) and at the University of Rome, Italy (1978-79). He also taught at Ohio State University and the University of South Carolina. During Word War II he served in the United States Coast Guard.As a scholar of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Era, Dr. Chessman contributed many works of scholarship on that subject.
*''Governor Theodore Roosevelt: The Albany Apprentiship, 1898-1900 '', Oxford University Press, 1965*''Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Power (Originally Printed in 1969)'', Waveland Press, 1994