Weinberg, associate professor of history, 83

The Record recently learned of the death of Michael A. Weinberg, PhD, a former associate professor of history in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Weinberg died of heart disease April 23, 2013, at his home in Belfast, Maine. He was 83.

Weinberg joined the WUSTL faculty in 1967 as an assistant professor of history, was promoted to associate professor in 1969 and retired in 1984.

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1950 and earned a doctorate in 1960 from Harvard University, where he taught American history and literature. He earned a juris doctoris from Washington University in 1975.

After leaving Washington University, he and his wife, Janet, moved to Belfast to be closer to their summer home on Gotts Island. He worked as a legal assistant for F. Frederick Romanow, an attorney in Belfast. He was a Waldo County Hospice volunteer for many years and he enjoyed fishing and basket making.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Benjamin, Andrew and Stephen; daughter, Katherine; three grandchildren; and sister, Libby Zurkow.