Allen Weinstein

American historian

Allen Weinstein (September 1, 1937 – June 18, 2015) was an American historian, educator, and federal official. He served in several different offices. He served as the Archivist of the United States from February 16, 2005 until his resignation on December 19, 2008.[1] After his resignation, he returned to the International Foundation for Electoral Systems as the election organization's senior strategist and to the University of Maryland as a history professor.[2]

Allen Weinstein
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Allen Weinstein, Ninth Archivist of the United States
Born(1937-09-01)September 1, 1937
DiedJune 18, 2015(2015-06-18) (aged 77)
OccupationSenior Strategist for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Professor and former Archivist of the United States
Spouse(s)Diane Gilbert Sypolt (divorced) Adrienne Dominguez

Weinstein died of pneumonia in Gaithersburg, Maryland, aged 77.

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Archives and Records Administration (December 9, 2008). "National Archivist Allen Weinstein Resigns". Press release. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. https://web.archive.org/web/20081217100914/http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2009/nr09-29.html. Retrieved 2008-12-18. "On December 7, historian Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, submitted his resignation to the President, effective December 19, 2008. Professor Weinstein, who had Parkinson's disease, cited health reasons for his decision." 
  2. International Foundation for Electoral Systems (October 13, 2009). "Former U.S. Archivist Returns to the Premier Election Assistance NGO as Senior Strategist". Press release. http://www.ifes.org/publication/6f5c379784c1f59253bc90702333a237/Weinstein_PR.pdf. Retrieved Oct 14, 2009.