Nebraska Authors

Leo Vincent Jacks

AKA: L.V. Jacks

Born 1896-03-14 Grand Island, NE (USA)

Died 1972

Places Lived

Grand Island, NE
Washington, D.C.
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Christian History


Bachelor of Arts, 1917, St. Mary's College, St. Mary's, KS
Master of Arts, 1920, Catholic University, Washington D.C.
Ph.D, 1922, Catholic University, Washington D.C.


Professor at Creighton University in Greek and Latin literature and languages
Chair of the Omaha Writers Club

Places Worked

United State Army: 1917-1919
Creighton University, Omaha, NE : 1929-


Service Record By an Artilleryman. 1928.
Xenophon: Soldier of Fortune. 1930.
La Salle. 1931.
Mother Marianne of Molikai. 1935.
Claude Dubuis, Bishop of Galveston. 1946.
Wires West. 1957.
Prairie Venture. 1959.
The Turquoise Rosary. 1960.

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