Robert V. Remini was called by the New York Times the 'foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time'. In addition to his three volume biography of Andrew Jackson, he wrote biographies of Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, and a dozen other books on Jacksonian America. Among his many honours are the National Book Award, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation Award, the Carl Sandburg Award for Non-Fiction, and the University Scholar Award of the University of Illinois. He was also Professor Emeritus of History and Research Professor Emeritus of Humanities at the University of Illinois in Chicago and then Historian of the United States House of Representatives from 2005 - 2010. He died at the age of 91 in Wilmette, Illinois in 2013.