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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dorsey Connors Forbes  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Doresy Connors Forges wrote a helpful household hints column for the Chicago Sun-Times for many years as Doresy Connors.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dorsey Connors Forbes aspired to act on Broadway after she graduated from the University of Illinois. But her father, powerful state Sen. William J. Connors, wanted her back home in Chicago. She went on to become a local television and radio personality and for decades wrote a popular syndicated household advice column for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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