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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bob Cary  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: October 21,1921 in Joliet, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Bob was born and raised in Illinois. But his love of outdoor living brought him to the ultimate wilderness destination: Ely, Minnesota, time and again. Finally, in 1966 Bob and his family moved to his beloved Ely, where he lived for the rest of his life.

Biographical and Professional Information

He worked as outdoor writer for the Joliet Herald News from 1948 - 1955, was editor and outdoor writer for Joliet Spectator from 1956 - 1957, and served as outdoor editor for the Chicago Daily News from 1958 - 1966.

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