Remembering Gilder Lehrman Trustee Daniel P. Jordan (1938–2024)

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is saddened by the loss of Daniel P. Jordan, a longtime trustee of the Institute, Scholar in Residence at the University of Virginia, and leader of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello for more than twenty years.

We encourage you to read the following memorials that testify to Jordan’s tremendous life and legacy:

Jordan was a warm and welcome presence at Gilder Lehrman Institute Galas. Here is a selection of photographs of him at our 2016 Gala, which honored philanthropist Julian H. Robertson Jr. and historian James M. McPherson.