Born: 1908 in Spencer, South Dakota
Died: 2007 in Sanford, Florida Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Wendt lived in Chicago. Biography: Lloyd Wendt was a long time Chicago journalist and the author of a number of books. He earned a bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern University before starting at the Tribune. He had been a Chicago Tribune reporter and editor for more than 40 years, chronicled the city's most colorful politicians and venerable institutions in a shelf-full of books that are required reading for anyone interested in the city's history. While gaining an enviable reputation as a reporter and editor at the Tribune and its sister papers, Chicago's American and Chicago Today, Wendt worked nights and weekends to rap out a steady stream of books, many written with follow newspaperman Herman Kogan.
|Big Bill of Chicago /
ISBN: 0810123193 OCLC: 61687964
|Give the lady what she wants! :
ISBN: 0897080203 OCLC: 8218525 And Books, South Bend [Ind.] : [1979?]
|Lords of the levee :
ISBN: 0810123207 OCLC: 61687958 Northwestern University Press, Evanston, Ill. : ©2005.