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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Michael P. Verticchio  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1917 in Henderson , Illinois

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Verticchio is a native of Henderson, Illinois. He attended Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois and was in the class of '39. He received his masters from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, Illinois in 1953. He then lived in Gillespie, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Verticchio served in the US Navy and was a chemist, real estate broker, income tax partitioner and an educator. He taught at Broom County High School in Mt. Sterling, Illinois for 12 years and was principal at Gillespie High School for 14 years. He was also the Mc Coupin County Regional Superintendent.


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