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Tony Hillerman

Tony HillermanAKA Anthony Grove Hillerman

Born: 27-May-1925
Birthplace: Sacred Heart, OK
Died: 26-Oct-2008
Location of death: Albuquerque, NM
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mystery novels set at Navajo reservation

Military service: US Army (1943-45)

Father: August A. Hillerman
Mother: Lucy Grove
Brother: Barney
Wife: Marie Unzner (m. 1948)
Daughter: Anne Hillerman

    High School: Konawa High School, Konawa, OK (1942)
    University: BA, University of Oklahoma (1948)
    University: MA, University of New Mexico
    Professor: University of New Mexico

    United Press International Oklahoma City, OK
    Purple Heart
    Bronze Star
    Silver Star
    Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Novel, for Dance Hall of the Dead (1974)
    Heart Attack (two)
    Risk Factors: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancer, Malaria, Prostate Cancer

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