Jon Meacham is an American presidential historian. He is also a writer, journalist, and editor. Previously, he served as executive editor as well as executive vice president at a publisher named the Random House. Currently, he is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review as well as a Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University.
Moreover, he won Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for his book titled American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House in 2009. Also, he is the grandson of the renowned Chattanooga, Tennessee judge, Ellis K. Meacham.