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Greg Olson

Born: 1960 in Jacksonville, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Greg was born in and resides in Jacksonville. He also works as the history features writer of the Jacksonville Journal-Courier and attended Illinois College.

Biography: Greg has published the coffee-table book ''Illinois College: 175 Years Leading the Way''. Olson is a history features writer of the Jacksonville Journal-Courier, and attended Illinois College in 1979 and 1980. Filled with historic and new photographs of campus life, the book chronicals the early years of Illinois College through modern times of record enrollments and new facilities. The book was produced in conjunction with the 175th anniversary of the college, which was founded in 1829.

  • Greg was honored at the 2005 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponosored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springield, Illinois.

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

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