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General Information

Name:  James Lowry  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1939 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Jams Lowry was born in 1939 to postal workers Camille and William Lowry. He graduated from Francis Parker school in Chicago and Grinell College in Iowa, then served with the Peace Corps in Tanzania and Puerto Rico before earning a Masters Degree. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of Northwester University's Kellogg School of Management.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Lowry is currently an adjunct faculty memeber of Northwestern University's Kellog School of Management. He has a daughter Aisha and lives in Chicago with his mother and his wife, Doris.

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