Jordan, Daniel P(orter), Jr.
JORDAN, Daniel P(orter), Jr.
JORDAN, Daniel P(orter), Jr. American, b. 1938. Genres: History. Career: Instructor in history for University of Maryland Overseas Division in Europe and Korea, 1963-65; University of Richmond, Richmond, Va., instructor in history, 1968-69; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, instructor, 1969-70, assistant professor, 1970-73, associate professor, 1973-80, professor of American history, 1980-84; Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Monticello, Charlottesville, Va., director, 1985-, president, 1994-. Director of Monticello-Stratford Hall Summer Seminar for teachers, 1981-; scholar in residence at University of Virginia, 1985-; member of advisory committee for papers of Thomas Jefferson at Princeton University, 1989-member; Secretary of the Interior's Advisory Board for the National Park System, member, 1984-88, chairman, 1987-88; board member of Virginia Advisory Council on Libraries and Edgar Allan Poe Foundation; consultant to National Endowment for the Humanities, National Park Service, and Museum of the Confederacy; Virginia Historical Society, Eastern National, National Parks and Conservation Association, state review board, chairman; Virginia Department of Historic Resources; President of Richmond Civil Round Table, 1983. Military service: U.S. Army, Infantry, 1962-65; served in Korea; became first lieutenant. Publications: Political Leadership in Jefferson's Virginia, 1983; (ed. with M. Duke) A Richmond Reader, 1733-1983, 1983; (with M. Duke) Tobacco Merchant: The Story of Universal Leaf Tabacco Company, 1995. Contributor to books. Address: Monticello, P.O. Box 316, Charlottesville, VA 22902, U.S.A.