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General Information

Name:  Betty Carlson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1919 in Rockford, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Carlson was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Betty began her career as a Junior High School librarian. She then worked for the Rockford Register Star, Rockford, Illinois, as a weekly columnist, beginning in 1956. Some time after that she relocated to Huemoz, Switzerland.

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