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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard M. Gorman Powers  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1921 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Chicago, Richard attended Loyola University and the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Powers was a commercial illustrator of children's books and a painter. He illustrated for magazines including ''Life'' and the ''Saturday Evening Post''.

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