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Name:  Guy C. Fraker  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1938 in St. Joseph, Missouri

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Fraker lives in Bloomington.

Biographical and Professional Information

Guy C. Fraker has written extensively and lectures frequently on the Eighth Circuit. He was the consultant on the award-winning PBS documentary, “Lincoln, Prelude to the Presidency,” and co-curated “Prologue to the Presidency: Abraham Lincoln on the Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit,” a traveling exhibit also on permanent display at the David Davis Mansion, a state historic site in Bloomington. He served as an advisor to the National Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. A retired attorney in Bloomington, Illinois, Fraker is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. He is also a past president of the McLean County Bar Association.

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