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Born: 1931 in Chicago
Lois Wille was born in Chicago and raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Lois spent her entire 35-year newspaper career in Chicago. She was a reporter on the Chicago Daily News from 1956 to 1977. In 1978, Lois went to work for the Chicago Sun-Times until 1984. She then went to the Chicago Tribune and from 1987 until her retirement in May of 1991, she was editorial page editor of the Tribune.
- Forever Open, Clear & Free, The Struggle for Chicago`s Lakefront, Henry Regnery Co., 1972
- At Home in the Loop, How Clout & Community Built Chicago`s Dearborn Park, SIU Press, 1998
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Forever Open, Clear and Free: The Struggle for Chicago's Lakefront
Release Date: 1972
Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Public Service in 1963 for a series of Chicago Daily News articles covering the refusal of public health agencies in Chicago and Cook County to provide contraceptive services for indigent women.
Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Editorial Writing in 1989 for her editorial writing as the editorial page editor for the Chicago Tribune.
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