Born: 1888 in Raleigh, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Charless was born and raised in Raleigh in Saline County. He lived in Southern Illinois his entire life. Biography: Charless was a farmer in Makanda and Murphysboro, Illinois from 1910 through 1971.
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ISBN: 0585316864 OCLC: 45733341 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Ill. : ©1986.