Donald B. Cole

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Donald B. Cole (March 31, 1922 – October 5, 2013), born in Lawrence, MA was professor emeritus at Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire, and the author of a number of books on early American history, including Martin Van Buren and the American Political System as well as The Presidency of Andrew Jackson.[1]

Cole was married to Susan Wilson, with whom he had four children, Douglas, Robert, Daniel and Susan. Cole Died on October 5, 2013 in Exeter, New Hampshire.[2]

He graduated from Phillips Academy, Harvard University and served in the Navy during World War II.

Published works[edit]

  • Immigrant City: Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1845-1921 by Donald B. Cole Chapel Hill, NC :UNC Press, 1963 / 2002. ISBN 0-8078-5408-5
  • The presidency of Andrew Jackson by Donald B Cole Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1993. ISBN 0-7006-0600-9
  • Witness to the young republic : a yankee's journal, 1828-1870 (with Benjamin B French;& John J McDonough. Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 1989. ISBN 0-87451-467-3
  • Jacksonian democracy in New Hampshire, 1800-1851 Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1970 ISBN 0-674-46990-9
  • Martin Van Buren and the American political system Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1984. ISBN 0-691-04715-4
  • A Jackson man : Amos Kendall and the rise of American democracy Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2004 ISBN 0-8071-2930-5


  1. ^ "Donald Barnard Cole". Contemporary Authors Online. Gale. 2002. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  2. ^ "Donald B. Cole Obituary". he Boston Globe. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2015.