Nebraska Authors

Catherine MacDonald

Born 1920-02-09 Fairbury, NE (USA)

Died 2014-02-09
Lincoln, NE (USA)



Places Lived

Lincoln, Nebraska (1920s-1930s, 1950s-1960s, 2000-death)
Fairbury, NE
Lincoln, NE
Chicago, IL
Monroe, LA
Bloomington, MN
Bayfield, WI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Study Guides (Cliff's Notes)


Graduated, 1938, Fairbury High School, Fairbury, NE
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Lincoln School of Commerce


Clerical work
Co-founder of Cliffs Notes in 1958

Places Worked

An Insurance Company in Lincoln
The Manhattan Project in World War II
Cliff's Notes


She was named Miss Fairbury in 1936


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