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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert D. Sampson  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1949 in Mattoon, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Sampson was born in Mattoon and currently resides in Decatur, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert D. Sampson is an instructor of history at Millikin University, a former reporter and local elected official in Macon County. Along with his book, he has also been published several times in the ''Journal of Illinois History''.

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-- Best Biography of 2003 for ''John L. O'Sullivan and His Times'', Society of Midland Authors, Chicago, Illinois.