Nebraska Authors

Dr. James L. Jezl

Born 1918-10-12 Tobias, NE (USA)

Died 2013-11-13
St. Charles, IL (USA)

Buried 2013-11-18
Assumption Cemetery, IL (USA)

Dr. Jezl worked as Research Chemist for Sun Oil Company and Amoco Chemicals Corporation, including many years at the Naperville, Illinois facility. He authored or coauthored over 100 patents, many internationally licensed. After his retirement in 1986, he continued his scientific exploration and additionally authored various books of fiction, science and technology, and four books on diabetes control through diet.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE: 1918-1941

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Fiction-mystery; Non-fiction Diabetes and Research


Bachelor of Arts, 1941, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Science, 1942, Penn State University, State College, PA
Ph.D, 1949, University of Delaware, Newark, DE


Research Manager

Places Worked

Sun Oil Company
Amoco Company (Naperville, IL.)


Phi Beta Kappa, 1941
Phi Lambda Upsilon, 1941
Xigma XI, 1941
Theta NU, 1941


Diabetes Control: Cookbook and Diet Guide for Diabetics. 1998.

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