Nebraska Authors

Joseph Burke Egan

Born 1879-10-11 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1952-12-29
Newton, MA (USA)

Educator, editor, author and publisher, Joseph Egan broadcast a weekly educational program over the Yankee Network from 1934-1936.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Ethical Fables; Textbooks; Juvenile


Bachelor of Arts, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Master of Arts, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Doctor of Laws Degree, Creighton University, Omaha, NE


Publishing Company President
Radio Broadcaster

Places Worked

Boston Public Schools
Welles Publishing Company


Boston Authors Club


Little People of the Dust. 1910.
The Beaten Path. 1918.
Citizenship in Boston. 1925.
Character Chats. 1926.
The Wonder Book. 1928.
Wings of Flame. 1930.
New Found Tales From Many Lands. 1930.
Character Training through Story, Study, Work and Play. 1933; 1934.
Character and Power. 1934.
The Talking Statues. 1934.
Prairie Days. 1935.
Studio and School Series of Radio Plays. 1935.

The Egan Monthly Service in Character Training.
Educational Standards: Citizenship Through Character Development.
Character Chats.
Journal of Education.
World Horizons.

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