Nebraska Authors

Charles H. Compton

AKA: Charles Herrick Compton

Born 1880-10-24 Palmyra, NE (USA)

Died 1966-03-16
St. Louis, MO (USA)

St. Louis, MO (USA)
Oak Hill Cemetery

Places Lived

Palmyra, NE
Lincoln, NE
Albany, NY
Grand Forks, ND
Washington, D.C.
St. Louis, MO

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Degree, 1901, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Library Science Degree, 1908, New York State Library School, Albany, NY


Messenger, Western Union Telegraph Co.
Farm Hand
Insurance Agent, Metropolitan Life
Reference Librarian

Places Worked

Western Union Telegraph Co.
Librarian, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Seattle Public Library
Library War Service Headquarters
St. Louis Public Library


Phi Beta Kappa


Student of General John J. Pershing
Knew Melvil Dewey, State Librarian of New York while he attended college
Altha Theta Chi
Phi Beta Kappa


Memories of a Librarian. 1954.

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