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Name:  Cullom Davis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1935 in Aurora, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Davis lives in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cullom Davis is a Princeton graduate and received his doctorate in American history from the University of Illinois. He founded the nationally recognized Oral History Office at Sangamon State University - the predecessor to the University of Illinois Springfield. A founding faculty member at the university, he helped establish the MA program in public history as well. In addition to publishing numerous articles, Davis is the author of many books.

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