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== Illinois Connection ==
 
== Illinois Connection ==
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Lois Wille was born in Chicago and raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
  
 
== Biographical and Professional Information ==
 
== Biographical and Professional Information ==
  
Lois spent her entire 35-year newspaper career in Chicago.  She wrote about about the city's people, problems and politics as well as national issues. 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.
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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.
  
 
== Published Works ==
 
== Published Works ==
''Forever Open, Clear & Free, The Struggle for Chicago`s Lakefront'', Henry Regnery Co., 1972, ISBN:
 
  
''At Home in the Loop, How Clout & Community Built Chicago`s Dearborn Park'', SIU Press, 1997, ISBN:
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*''Forever Open, Clear & Free, The Struggle for Chicago`s Lakefront'', Henry Regnery Co., 1972
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*''At Home in the Loop, How Clout & Community Built Chicago`s Dearborn Park'', SIU Press, 1998
  
 
== Titles for Purchase and at Your Library==
 
== Titles for Purchase and at Your Library==
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B0006C0WDW,
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0809322250,
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== Literary Awards ==
 
== Literary Awards ==
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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.
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Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Editorial Writing in 1989 for her editorial writing as the editorial page editor for the ''Chicago Tribune''.
  
 
== Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances ==
 
== Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances ==
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== Editing ==
 
== Editing ==
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[[Category:Authors|Wille, Lois]]
 
[[Category:Authors|Wille, Lois]]

Latest revision as of 08:41, 22 December 2011

General Information

Name: Lois Wille

Pen Name: None

Born: 1931 in Chicago

Website: N/A

Email: lowille@aol.com


Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

At Home in the Loop: How Clout and Community Built Chicago's Dearborn Park

ISBN: 0809322250
Release Date: 1998-10-01

Find on World Cat


Literary Awards

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.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Lois Wille on WorldCat

Lois Wille on Amazon

Editing

This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.