Individual Author Record
Name: Lloyd WendtPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1908 in Spencer, South Dakota Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWendt lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationLloyd Wendt was a long time Chicago journalist and the author of a number of books. He earned a bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern University before starting at the Tribune. He had been a Chicago Tribune reporter and editor for more than 40 years, chronicled the city's most colorful politicians and venerable institutions in a shelf-full of books that are required reading for anyone interested in the city's history. While gaining an enviable reputation as a reporter and editor at the Tribune and its sister papers, Chicago's American and Chicago Today, Wendt worked nights and weekends to rap out a steady stream of books, many written with follow newspaperman Herman Kogan.
*''Lords of the Levee: The Story of Bathhouse John and Hinky Dink'', Northwestern University Press, 2005*''Give the Lady What She Wants: The Story of Marshall Field & Company'', And Books, 1997*''Big Bill of Chicago'', Northwestern University Press, 2005