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Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1963, in Elmhurst, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Volker was born in Elmhurst, raised in Lombard and Princeton. He attended Princeton High School, Knox College in Galesburg and graduate school at the University of Illinois in Urbana. He's lived in Chillicothe, La Salle, Peru and Ottawa.

Biographical and Professional Information

Todd Volker has a passion for history and for the outdoors, and he combined these in writing The Complete Grand Illinois Trail Guidebook and the Starved Rock Almanac. These are about outdoor places in Illinois, and also about Illinois history.

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