Nebraska Authors

Pat Vogt

AKA: Martha Lee "Pat" Nelson Vogt

Born 1935-09-25 Salina, KS (USA)

Died 2010-07-09
Kansas City, MO (USA)

Salina, KS (USA)
Gypsum Hill Cemetery

Reporter and author of several books, Vogt was best known for her book about the Orphan Train, Searching for Home: Three Families from the Orphan Trains.

Places Lived

Salina, KS
Gypsum, KS
Hillsboro, KS
Durham, KS
Beatrice, NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Allendale, MI
Tampa, KS

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Orphan Train; Journalism


Bachelors Degree in Humanities, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI


Reporter for the Beatrice Daily Sun
Business Owner, Triumph Press

Places Worked

Beatrice Daily Sun
Triumph Press


She won several national writing awards from the National Press Women's Association


National Press Women's Association


Searching for Home: Three Families from the Orphan Trains. 1995. (with Christina Vogt)

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