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Carl R. Baldwin

Born: 1908
Died: 1994 in Columbia, IL

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: When Mr. Baldwin was a boy of 10, his family moved from Bradley, Illinois to East St. Louis, Illinois. In his later years, he lived in Belleville.

Biography: Carl Baldwin was a journalist/reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from the 1930s to his retirement in 1973. He then became a historian, focusing on southwestern Illinois and producing two prize-winning books.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

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