Robert Digges Wimberly Connor

Historian, Author

1878 – 1950

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Who was Robert Digges Wimberly Connor?

Robert Digges Wimberly Connor was an American historian and the first Archivist of the United States, 1934-1941. He was born to Henry G. Connor and Kate Whitfield Connor on September 26, 1878, in Wilson, North Carolina. At the time that President Franklin Roosevelt appointed him to head the National Archives, Connor was serving as a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from which he graduated himself in 1899.

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Born
Sep 26, 1878
Wilson
Also known as
  • R. D. W. Connor
Parents
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Died
Feb 25, 1950

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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