R. Gerald McMurtry

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General Information

Name: R. Gerald McMurtry

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1906 in Hardin County, Kentucky

Deceased: 1988 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Illinois Connection

The Author was director of the Louisa Warren Lincoln Library and Museum operated by the Lincoln National Life Insurance company of Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

Since McMurty was not a resident of Illinois, but a noted Lincoln Scholar - an Illinois subject of interest - his only books listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are about Lincoln related subjects.

Biographical and Professional Information

McMurty was not a resident of Illinois, but he was an extensive Lincoln Scholar and gave interviews at the University of Illinois Springfield - formerly known as Sangamon State University. He was succeeded by Mark E. Neely Jr. who was co-author of this book.

Published Works

  • The Insanity File, SIU Press, 1993

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

External Links

R. Gerald McMurtry on WorldCat

R. Gerald McMurtry on Amazon


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