Irwin St. John Tucker

From Illinois Authors
Jump to: navigation, search

General Information

Name: Irwin St. John Tucker

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History, Other;

Born: 1886 in Mobile, Alabama

Deceased: 1982 in Evanston, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Itwin St. John Tucker lived and worked in Illinois most of his life.

Irwin is the father of Illinois Author Ernest Tucker.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clergyman, journalist, poet, and author. A journalist on the staff of the Chicago Herald-American for thirty years, Irwin Tucker was the paper's religion editor at the time of his retirement in 1954. The former literature director for the American Socialist party, he also contributed poetry, under the pseudonym Friar Tuck, to the Chicago Tribune.

Published Works

  • Out of The Hell Box, Morehouse-Gorham Co., 1945
  • The Minstrel Friar: His Legacy Of Song , Kessinger Publishing, 2008
  • A History of Imperialism: -1920 , Cornell University Library, 2009
  • The Chosen Nation, Nabu, 2010
  • Poems Of A Socialist Priest... , Nabu, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Out of the hell-box,

Release Date: 1945

Literary Awards

External Links

Irwin St. John Tucker on WorldCat

Irwin St. John Tucker on Amazon


This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.