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William H. Wilson, PhD

William WilsonOccupation: History Educator
Born: Saint Joseph, Missouri

Education:
PhD, Urban Planning, University of Missouri (1962)
MA, History, University of Missouri (1958)
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri (1957)
Coursework, Saint Joseph Junior College (1953-1954)

Career:
Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas (2001)
Regent’s Professor of History, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (1990-2001)
Professor of History, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (1975-1990)
Associate Professor, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (1968-1975)
Associate Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, TX (1966-1967)
Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, TX (1963-1966)
Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota, TX (1962-1963)

Career Related:
Lecturer in field

Creative Works:
Author, “Carson Cities” (2018); Author, “Ashael Curtis” (2014); Author, “Shaper of Seattle” (2009); Co-Author, “Hamilton Park: A Planned Black Community in Dallas” (1998); Co-Author, “Carl F. Gould: A Life in Architecture and the Arts” (1995); Author, “The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City” (1964, 1991); Author, “The City Beautiful Movement” (1989); Author, “Railroad in the Clouds: The Alaska Railroad in the Age of Steam, 1914-1945” (1977); Author, “Coming of Age: Urban America, 1915-1945” (1974); Co-Author, “Adventures in Global Setting”; Contributing Author, Articles, Professional Journals; Contributing Author, Chapters, Books; Book Reviewer, Agricultural History; Book Reviewer, Alaska History; Book Reviewer, American History Revisions; Book Reviewer, American West; Book Reviewer, Colorado Magazine; Book Reviewer, The Historian; Book Reviewer, Journal of American History; Book Reviewer, Journal of the West; Book Reviewer, Locus; Book Reviewer, Pacific Historian; Book Reviewer, Revision in American History

Awards:
Grantee, University of North Texas (1969-1974, 1977-1979, 1981-1983, 1985, 1988-1992); Recipient Lewis Mumford Prize Society for American City and Regional Planning History (1989); Honoree, Outstanding Book of the Year, Architect and Urban Planning, Association of American Publishers (1989); Fellow, National Endowment of the Humanities (1968); Grantee, American Association for State and Local History (1966); Grantee, American Philosophical Society (1966); Grantee, Harry S. Truman Library Institute (1964); Grantee, Community Studies Inc. (1960-1962)

Memberships:
Member. Executive Committee, International Planning History Society (1979-1984, 1990-Present); Trustee, Society for American City and Regional Planning History (1990-Present); President, Society for American City and Regional Planning History (1995-1997); Chairman, John W. Reps Prize Committee, Society for American City and Regional Planning History (1993); Member, H. Bailey Carroll Award Committee, Texas State Historian Association (1990-1992); Chairman, Kate Brooks Bates Award Committee, Texas State Historian Association (1991-1992); Member, Membership Committee, Organization of American Historians (1964-1967); Lifetime Member, Organization of American Historians

Family:
Son of Harry and Margaret Wilson
Married: Katharine Lehr (6/18/1960)
Children: Katharine; Margaret

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1997-1998, 25th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest – 1995-1996, 24th Edition (pub. 1995)

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