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History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century/4/Benjamin F. Shambaugh

BENJAMIN F. SHAMBAUGH is a native of Iowa, born at Elvira, January 29, 1871. He acquired his education at the Iowa City Academy and the State University of Iowa, and was fellow in the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in 1893-95. In the latter year he became instructor in the University of Iowa, assistant professor in 1896 and Professor of Political Science in 1897. Professor Shambaugh is a curator of the State Historical Society at Iowa City and editor of the Iowa Journal of History and Politics. He has written much of value to the student of Iowa history, including three volumes on “Documentary Material Relating to the History of Iowa,” “Fragments of Debates of the Constitutional Conventions of 1844 and 1846,” and a “History of the Constitutions of Iowa.”