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General Information

Name:  Don Hayner  

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Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Hayner is a native Chicagoan. He graduated from Ripon College and John Marshall Law School.

Biographical and Professional Information

Don Hayner is the retired editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times. During his tenure as managing editor and editor, the Sun-Times was awarded multiple national and local awards for investigative reporting and breaking news, including the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting in 2011. Hayner is the co-author, with Tom McNamee, of Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names, The Metro Chicago Almanac: Fascinating Facts and Offbeat Offerings about the Windy City, and The Stadium: 1929 - 1994, The Official Commemorative History of the Chicago Stadium.

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