Nebraska Authors

David Robert Burleigh

Born 1907-05-21 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1984-09-29
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE (1907-1937)
Los Angeles, CA (1937-1984)

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Juvenile Fiction; Religion; Investing; Nebraska State Historical Society--Employees and Curators

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, 1935, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree in History, 1937, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Researcher and Assistant Editor, Nebraska State Historical Society (1935-37)
Proof-Reader for the Times-Mirror Company (1937-1942)
Freelance Story Analyst (1942-1943)
Locomotive Fireman and Engineer, Southern Pacific Railroad
Children's Author

Places Worked

Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE
Times-Mirror Company, Los Angeles, CA
Southern Pacific Railroad Company, Los Angeles, CA

Honors

Best Short Story Award, Omaha Women's Press Club, State Writing Contest, 1937

Associations

Phi Beta Kappa

Bibliography

Nebraska: Old and New. 1937. (contributor)
Range Cattle Industry in Nebraska to 1890. 1937.
How Engines Talk. 1961.
Piggyback. 1962.
Arrow Messenger. 1962.
Shoofly. 1963.
Man's Need for Religion. 1963. (contributor)
Messenger From K'itai. 1964.
Let's Ride in the Caboose. 1969.
Double Your Money in Six Years: How to Reap Profits in Discounted Mortgages. 1971.

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