Nebraska Authors

Paul Splittgerber

AKA: Homer Hermann Paul Splittberger

Born 1911-08-20 Pierce County, NE (USA)

Died 2010-01-09
Santa Barbara, CA (USA)

San Antonio, TX (USA)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Splittberger was born and spent his childhood on a prairie farm in Nebraska. He served as a Colonel in the military, serving in both World War II and the Korean War. He published books of poetry after age 70.

Places Lived

College Park, MD
Middlebury, VT
Pueblo, CO
Springfield, MO
Santa Barbara, CA

Author Of

  • Poetry




University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Middlebury College, VT
Johannes Gutenberg Universitat, Mainz, GERMANY


Army Colonel

Places Worked

University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO
Drury College, Springfield, MO
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA


Bronze Star
Purple Heart


Sounds of the Rings.
Thinking Sideways. 1985.

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