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Richard Lanyon

Born: September 4, 1937
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Richard now lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Biography: Richard Lanyon has had a life long association with the waterways in and around Chicago. He grew up along the North Branch, attended the University of Illinois Navy Pier campus, worked as a beginning engineer on the Lake Diversion legal controversy and capped his working life with a 48-year accomplishment with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.Richard retired from the MWRDGC as its Executive Director at the close of 2010. Currently, he is Chair of the Evanston Utility Commission, and working on a second book about the MWRDGC early in the 20th Century.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Richard Lanyon on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Building the canal to save Chicago
ISBN: 9781893121713 OCLC: 953565764

Building the canal to save Chicago /
ISBN: 1469145804 OCLC: 775419174

Xlibris Corp, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.