Nebraska Authors

Frances E. Marks

Born 1927 Palouse, WA (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Seward, NE
Ord, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Orphan Train History; News


High School
Some College - many enrichment courses and adult education courses


House wife (farmer)
Business Woman
Writer and Artist

Places Worked

Spokane, Wa


Nominated for Outstanding Business Woman in Spokane, WA
Won honors in Art and Writing
Received Sister Irene Award from Orphan Train Heritage Society, Springsdale, Arkansas
Published in national magazines


Friend of Reba Cunningham
Coeur d'Alene, ID Writers Group, 1988-91
Nebraska Writers Group


Tears on Paper : the History and Life Stories of the Orphan Train Riders. 1990. (with Patricia J Young)

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