Nebraska Authors

Tom Allan

AKA: Thomas H. Allan

Born 1918-09-27 Tillicoultry (SCOTLAND)

Died 2003-06-26
Lincoln, NE (USA)


Fort McPherson National Cemetery

Places Lived

Tillicoultry, Scotland
Ottawa, KS
Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Memoirs; Journalism; Omaha World Herald; Nebraska


Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS


Newspaper Reporter and Photographer

Places Worked

Omaha World Herald for over 50 years


Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters from Peru State College, Dana College, and University of Nebraska-Kearney, all in Nebraska
Nebraska Journalism Award
Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame
Distinguished Nebraskalander Award


Omaha World Herald columns "Nebraska Byways"
To Bucktail and Back: A Million Miles of Memories. 2002.

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