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Donald R. Whitnah ( June 9th, 1925 - July 12th, 2002 ) was born in Canton ( Illinois, United States ). He served with the U.S. Army Combat Engineers during the Second World War and, following the war, was a merchandise control manager for the U.S. Army Exchange Service in Salzburg ( Austria ).
Donald R. Whitnah received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees from the University of Illinois ( Urbana ). From 1956 to 1959, he taught History at Valley City State College ( Valley City, North Dakota, United States ).
He then joined the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa ( Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States ), where he was Head of the History Department from 1969 to 1988. He was then Acting Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences from 1989 to 1990.
Dr Donald R. Whitnah retired in 1992. He died at the age of 77, at the Western Home Communities Martin Center ( Cedar Falls, Iowa ) from complications of Parkinson's disease.
( source : scua.library.uni.edu )