Brand Whitlock

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General Information

Name: Brand Whitlock

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History

Born: 1869 in Urbana, Ohio

Deceased: 1934 in Cannes, France

Illinois Connection

Whitlock lived in Illinois from 1891 to 1897.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brand Whitlock was born in Urbana, Ohio, in 1869. He became a journalist and worked for the Chicago Herald. He was later employed by John P. Altgeld, the reforming governor of Illinois. His interest in politics led him to run for office and in 1906 he was elected to the first of four terms as Mayor of Toledo.

In 1914 Whitlock accepted an appointment by President Woodrow Wilson as American Minister to Belgium, during which time he earned a nickname as Le Ministre Protecteur on account of his frequent appeals to German military authorities in occupied Belgium on behalf of condemned prisoners

Published Works

  • Her Infinite Variety, Bobbs-Merrill, 1904
  • The Turn of the Balance, 1907 - reprint in 2013, Emereo Publishing
  • On the Enforcement of Law in Cities, 1910 reprint in 2010, Nabu Press
  • Forty Years of It, 1914 - reprinted in 2012 by Ulan Press

Titles at Your Library

Her infinite variety, by Brand Whitlock . . . with illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy; decorations by Ralph Fletcher Seymour.

Release Date: 1904

On the Enforcement of Law in Cities

ISBN: 1146010435
Release Date: 2010-02-28

Find on World Cat

Forty Years of It

Release Date: 2012-08-31

Literary Awards

External Links

Brand Whitlock on WorldCat


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