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The historian Robert V. Remini, noted for his extensive body of work devoted to the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson, and a former Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, died on March 28, 2013, at the age of 91, due to complications from a recently suffered stroke. He was 91. Born on July 17, 1921 in New York City, he was graduated from Fordham University; he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S Navy in the Atlantic during the Second World War. He returned to New York City and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. After teaching at Fordham for over a decade, he became the first Chair of the Department of History at the newly established University of Illinois-Chicago, where he later founded and chaired the UIC Institute for the Humanities. During this period he published his three-volume biography of Andrew Jackson: *Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Empire (1767-1821)* (1977); *Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Freedom (1822-1832)* (1981); and *Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Democracy (1833-1845)* (1984), winner of the National Book Award for Non Fiction in 1984. He also published a brief one-volume life of Jackson (1969), and then a larger one-volume biography, *The Life of Andrew Jackson* (1988),distilling the arguments and evidence presented in his three-volume study. Remini also published acclaimed biographies of leading political figures of the Jackson era – including *Henry Slay: Statesman of the Union* (1993), *Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time*(1997), and *John Quincy Adams* (2002 -- American Presidents series) – and many other books on the Jacksonian era. In 2006, he published his official history of the U.S. House of Representatives, *The House*. This was part of his work as Historian of the United States House of Representatives, a post to which he was appointed in 2004 and that he held till retiring in 2010. His last book was *At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union *(2010). His other notable books include *Andrew Jackson and the Bank War* (1967), *The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson* (1987), Joseph* Smith* (2002), and *A Short History of the United States: From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency* (2009). To honor Remini’s deep commitment to classroom teaching, his family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Robert V Remini Scholarship Fund at the University of Illinois Foundation, 1305 W Greene St. Urbana IL 61801. His wife, Ruth Kuhner Remini, whom he married in 1948, passed away in 2012. Prof. Remini is survived by his children, Elizabeth Nielson of Eugene OR, Joan Costello of Cincinnati OH, and Robert W Remini of Wilmette IL, as well as their grandchildren, Caitlin and Brian Costello and Grace Nielson. Respectfully submitted, R. B. Bernstein -- R. B. Bernstein * Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School * Adjunct Professor of Political Science and History, Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies, City College of New York, CUNY * Member of Editorial Board, H-LAW * Member, Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History (2011-2014) * Author, THOMAS JEFFERSON (Oxford, 2003; paperback, 2005) and THE FOUNDING FATHERS RECONSIDERED (Oxford, 2009; paperback, 2011) * firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org