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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carl R. Baldwin  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA History Non-Fiction

Born: 1908


Illinois Connection

When Mr. Baldwin was a boy of 10, his family moved from Bradley, Illinois to East St. Louis, Illinois. In his later years, he lived in Belleville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carl Baldwin was a journalist/reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from the 1930s to his retirement in 1973. He then became a historian, focusing on southwestern Illinois and producing two prize-winning books.

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