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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James R. Helm  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1949 in Berwyn, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Helm was born in Berwyn, graduated from Greenville College and lived in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Helm was a photographer for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and was still actively working. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1971. Mr. Helm was past commander of the American Legion Post #32 in Springfield. Helm graduated with honors from Greenville College where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership.

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