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Frederick Jackson Turner

Frederick Jackson Turner was born in Portage, Wisconsin, in 1861. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and later received a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.  Turner taught American history at the University of Wisconsin from 1890 to 1910, and at Harvard University from 1911 to 1924, training a great many young historians who for years influenced American history programs throughout the country.