Nebraska Authors

Howard M. Crilly

Born 1894-09-06 Riverton, NE (USA)

Died 1989-05-11
Superior, NE (USA)

Superior, NE (USA)
Evergreen Cemetery

Long-time owner, editor and publisher of the Wilbur Republican, later owner and publisher of the Superior Express. Father of Nebraska author Donn Crilly.

Places Lived

Riverton, NE
Campbell, NE
Wilbur, NE
Superior, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism


Novels; Journalism


Attended Peru State College, Peru, NE
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Owner of Superior Express newspaper for 35 years before selling it in 1970

Places Worked

Previously owned newspapers in Campbell, McCook and Wilber, NE, and Bird City, KS


The Tinted Photograph. 1981.
The Night the Opera House Burned. 1984.

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