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Earl Spangler


In 1964, he was an Associate Professor of History and Assistant Dean of Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota. Born and raised in Illinois, he attended Oklahoma State University, Louisiana State University, University of Minnesota and the University of Oklahoma, receiving his doctorate from the latter institution. A combat veteran of World War II, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve. Among his writings are articles on American history in various periodicals and two books: The Negro in Minnesota (1961) and Bibliography of Negra History (1963). In 1964, he was completing a book manuscript on Presidential Limitation, the Third Term Issue, 1876-1940.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Negro in Minnesota, 1800 to 1865
MHS Transactions, Series 3, 1963-64 Season

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