Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: William H. Herndon Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1818, in Greensburg, Kentucky
Illinois ConnectionHerndon's family moved to Illinois in 1820. By the spring of 1821 the family was living in Sangamon County. When William was five, the family settled in the German Prairie settlement located five miles northeast of Springfield.
Biographical and Professional InformationWilliam Herndon was a law partner and biographer of President Abraham Lincoln. He was an early member of the new Republican Party and was elected mayor of Springfield, Illinois.
**Herndon's Lincoln,Vol. 1: The True Story of a Great Life; The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln ,Forgotten Books ,2017**Abraham Lincoln,Vol. 2 of 2: The True Story of a Great Life ,Forgotten Books,2016**Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life,CreateSpace,2014