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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Herman Kogan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1914 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 1989 in New Buffalo, Berrien County, Michigan


-- Herman Kogan on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=herman++kogan+


Illinois Connection

Kogan was a life long Chicagoan, and the father of Rick Kogan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Herman Kogan was a reporter who spent 50 years covering Chicago, many with the Chicago Sun-Times.


Published Works

  • Bet a million!: The Story of John W. Gates, Bobbs Merrill, 1948
  • Give The Lady What She Wants: The Story of Marshal Fields and Company(with Lloyd Wendt), Rand McNally, 1952
  • Big Bill of Chicago (with Lloyd Wendt), Bobbs Merrill, 1953
  • Chicago, a Pictorial History(with Lloyd Wendt), Bonanza Books, 1963
  • Continuing Marvel: The Story of the Museum of Science and Industry, Doubleday, 1973
  • The first century: the Chicago Bar Association, 1874-1974 , Rand McNally, 1974
  • Yesterday's Chicago (with son, Rick Koogan), Seemann, 1976
  • Traditions and Challenges: The Story of Sidley & Austin, R.R. Donnelly, 1983
  • Pharmacist to the Nation a History of Walgreen Co.(WITH SON, rICK kOGAN) , R.R. Donnelly, 1989


Selected Titles At Your Library

A continuing marvel;
ISBN: 038502259X. OCLC Number:

Doubleday,. Garden City, N.Y.,. 1973.

Yesterday's Chicago /
ISBN: 0912458658. OCLC Number:

E.A. Seemann Pub.,. Miami :. [foreword 1976]

Traditions and challenges :
ISBN: 096125940X. OCLC Number:

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