Nebraska Authors

David H. Mickey

Born 1918-01-07 Wood Lake, NE (USA)

Died 2018-05-15
Lincoln, NE (USA)

A longtime history professor at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Mickey wrote a biography of C.W. Huntington, Wesleyan's first chancellor, and a two volume history of the University.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History - Nebraska Wesleyan University


Graduated, 1938, Wood Lake High School, Wood Lake, NE
Bachelor of Arts, 1939, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts, 1942, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D, 1954, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Emeritus History Professor: 1987-2018
Chairman of NE Wesleyan University History Department: 1952-1976

Places Worked

United States Army in World War II, served in England and France
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE: 1946-1987


Sunset on the prairie : the life of DeWitt Clinton Huntington. 1977.
Of Sunflowers, Coyotes and Plainsmen, Volume 1. 1992.
Of Sunflowers, Coyotes and Plainsmen, Volume 2. 1994.
Dearest Moosie. 2006.

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