John Day

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General Information

Name: John Day

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1900 in London, England

Deceased: 1997 in Decatur, Illinois

Illinois Connection

John lived in Decatur, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

The late John Day, grew up in the famous Barnardo's Orphanage in London. At the age of ten, he was sent across the North Atlantic to Canada to work on a farm. He eventually worked his way to Decatur, Illinois, where he spent the remainder of his life, frequently writing letters to the editor in various local and regional publications. His very candid biography includes his estrangement from his only son, his reaction to his first wife's love affair, to the Great Depression, to his own love affair, and to a second marriage. An active, competent, and graceful man until his last days, Day left a truly honest legacy of the life of an ordinary man.

Published Works

  • 95 Years With John "Jack" Day, Mayhaven Publishing, 1997

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

95 Years With John "Jack" Day: The Orphan Nobody Wanted

ISBN: 1878044559
Release Date: 1997-01-01

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