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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Forrest Crissey  

Pen Name: None

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

Born: 1864 in Stockton, New York


Illinois Connection

At the time of his death, Forrest lived in Geneva, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1877 when Forrest was 13 his family moved to Marengo, Illinois. In the early 1880's he took a job at the Geneva weekly paper, The Patrol. He spent the rest of his life as a writer and a novelist.

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