Robert M. Utley

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Robert M. Utley
Utley at the 2007 Texas Book Festival.
Utley at the 2007 Texas Book Festival.
Born(1929-10-31)October 31, 1929
Bauxite, Arkansas, U.S.
DiedJune 7, 2022(2022-06-07) (aged 92)
Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Alma materPurdue University (B.S.)
Indiana University (M.A.)
Years active1957–2022
Melody Webb (m. 1980)

Robert Marshall Utley (October 31, 1929 – June 7, 2022) was an American writer and historian. He wrote sixteen books on the history of the American West. He was a chief historian for the National Park Service.[2]

Utley died on June 7, 2022 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Robert M. Utley (2011). "Biographical Information for Robert M. Utley". Retrieved 2013-03-14.
  2. Foppes, Ellen K.; Utley, Robert M. (Spring 2002). "Present at the Creation: Robert M. Utley Recalls the Beginnings of the National Historical Preservation Program". The Public Historian. 24 (2): 60–82. doi:10.1525/tph.2002.24.2.61. ISSN 0272-3433. JSTOR 3379522.
  3. In Memoriam: Robert M. Utley