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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert E. Sterling  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Joliet, Illinois

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Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Robert E. Sterling was born and educated in Joliet, Illinois. The Joliet Jaycees named him the Outstanding Junior Citizen of Joliet in 1959. He graduated from Joliet Township High School where he was active in athletics, student government, and the honor society. Sterling received a B.A. degree in history from Wheaton College. He earned an M.A. degree and a Ph.D. in Civil War history, both from Northern Illinois University.

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Titles At Your Library

Joliet Transportation & Industry: A Pictorial History
ISBN: 0943963605

G. Bradley Publishing. 1997

Book by Robert E. Sterling

Joliet Prisons: Images in Time
ISBN: 0943963923

G. Bradley Publishing, Inc. 2003

Joliet, Then and Now
ISBN: 0943963974

St. Louis: G. Bradley Publishing,. 2004


Certificate of Excellence, Illinois State Historic

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