In Memoriam: Richard Lowitt (1922–2018)

Richard Lowitt passed away at his home in Concord, MA, on June 23, 2018. Dr. Lowitt was an American Historian who focused on the American West in the 20th Century. He was best known for his three volume biography of Nebraska Senator, George W. Norris. Dr. Lowitt was an active member in a number of historical organizations and associations. He was a member of the Society of American Historians, served as president from 1991–1992 for the Agricultural History Society, and was a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Dr. Lowitt was also a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and was a member of the American History Association, Southern History Association, Western History Association, Mid-Western History Association. As an active Member of the OAH, he served on many committees and board of editors including the Turner Prize Committee.

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Posted: April 30, 2019
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