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Richard “Dick” Hartshorne

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 5 Nov 1992
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 106321218

OUR CLASSMATE Dick Hartshorne died of cancer Nov. 5, 1992. He was a professor emeritus of geography at the Univ. of WisconsinMadison. He specialized in economic and political geography and in the philosophy of geography. He was president of the Assn. of American Geographers in 1949. His books, THE NATURE OF GEOGRAPHY (1939) and PERSPECTIVES ON THE NATURE OF GEOGRAPHY (1959), are still in print.

Dick graduated Phi Beta Kappa, won the Class of 1861 Prize in mathematics, and was a member of Gateway Club and Clio Hall. After taking a PILD. at the Univ. of Chicago in 1924, he spent 16 years at the Univ. of Minnesota.

Dick's first wife, Lois, died in 1972. He is survived by his second wife


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  • Created by: Anonymous Child
  • Added: 7 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106321218
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard “Dick” Hartshorne (unknown–5 Nov 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106321218, ; Maintained by Anonymous Child (contributor 47197869) Unknown.