Nebraska Authors

Richard E. Hall, Ed. D

AKA: Dick

Born 1923-12-09 Ashland, NE (USA)

The writer says his work, especially limerick poetry, has been "targeted and plagiarized by secret societies and associations." He writes about his travels in the form of limerick poetry.

Places Lived

Lincoln, 1923-42
California, 1942-43
Europe, 1944-46

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Limerick Poetry; Historic Research


Nebraska Weseyan University (Lincoln, NE), B.A., 1946-49
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, M.A., 1950
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ed. D., 1960


Farm Worker
Construction Worker
Stage Rigger
Apple Picker
School Administrator
Director of Education in Prisons
Book Collector


Pi Gamma Mu
Phi Delta Kappa
Who's Who in American Education, 1963-64


Teacher Turnover in Nebraska Public Schools. 1960.
The American's Odyssey. 1995.
The Nebraskian's Odyssey. 1998.

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