Robert P. Howard

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General Information

Name: Robert P. Howard

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1905 in Illinois

Deceased: 1989

Illinois Connection

Robert lived most of his life in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Howard was a Springfield correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. He was also a past president of the Illinois State Historical Society and a board member of the Abraham Lincoln Association.

Published Works

  • James R. Howard and the Farm Bureau, Iowa State University Press, 1983
  • Illinois: A History of the Prairie State, Eerdmans Pub Co, 1986
  • The Illinois Governors: Mostly Good and Competent Men, Institute for Public Affairs University of IL 1999

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

James R. Howard and the Farm Bureau

ISBN: 0813808863
Release Date: 1983

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Illinois: A History of the Prairie State

ISBN: 0802870511
Release Date: 1986-07

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Mostly Good and Competent Men

ISBN: 0938943154
Release Date: 1999-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Robert P. Howard on WorldCat

Robert P. Howard on Amazon


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