Nebraska Authors

Robert Paul Jordan

Born 1921-07-06 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 2006-03-15
Hilton Head, SC (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE
Washington DC
Hilton Head, SC

Author Of

  • Journalism


Writer for periodicals and newspapers


1940-1942, Attended Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
BA, 1947, George Washington University, Washington DC
1953-1954, Additional study, American University, Washington DC


Copy boy, Reporter, Desk man, Assistant Editor for newspapers and periodicals

Places Worked

United States Army: 1942-1945
The Washington Post: 1946-1962
National Geographic Magazine: 1962-1986


Overseas Writers
Washington Press Club


Prairie State. 1968. (Contributor)
The Civil War. 1969.

Contributor to various periodicals.
Article: Nebraska the Good Life. National Geographic March, 1974

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