David M. Ludlum

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David McWilliams Ludlum
Born (1910-12-03)December 3, 1910
East Orange, New Jersey, USA
Died May 23, 1997(1997-05-23) (aged 86)
Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Alma mater Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley
Known for History of American weather
Scientific career
Fields American history, meteorology
Institutions United States Army, Systems Associates
Influenced Thomas P. Grazulis

David McWilliams Ludlum (December 3, 1910 – May 23, 1997)[1] was an American historian, meteorologist, entrepreneur, and author.[2] He was the founder of the only magazine in the U.S. about weather, Weatherwise.

Selected works[edit]

David Ludlum published dozens of books in his lifetime. Here are a few:

  • Social Ferment in Vermont, 1791-1850
  • Early American Winters, 1604-1820
  • Early American Winters II, 1821-1870
  • Early American Hurricanes, 1492-1870
  • Early American Tornadoes, 1586-1870
  • American Weather Book
  • Weather Record Book
  • The Weather Factor
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather
  • Weatherwise magazine

See also[edit]


  1. ^ New General Catalog of Old Books and Authors Archived January 14, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Thomas, Robert, Jr. (1997-05-29). "David Ludlum, Weather Expert, Dies at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-30.

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