Lois Wille

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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

Forever Open, Clear and Free: The Struggle for Chicago's Lakefront

Release Date: 1972

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

ISBN: 0809322250
Release Date: 1998-10-01

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Literary Awards

Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Public Service, 1963.

Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Editorial Writing, 1989.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Lois Wille on WorldCat

Lois Wille on Amazon


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