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Wendell Willkie

Politician (18-Feb-1892 — 8-Oct-1944)


Ellsworth Barnard. Wendell Willkie: Fighter for Freedom. Northern Michigan University Press. 1966. 611pp.

Joseph F. Barnes. Willkie: The Events He Was Part of, The Ideals He Fought For. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1952. 405pp.

Mary Earhart Dillon. Wendell Willkie: A Biography, 1892-1944. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co.. 1952. 378pp.

Alden Hatch. Young Willkie. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1944. 224pp.

Donald Bruce Johnson. The Republican Party and Wendell Willkie. University of Illinois Press. 1960. 354pp.

James H. Madison (editor). Wendell Willkie: Hoosier Internationalist. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. 1992. 184pp.

Herman O. Makey. Wendell Willkie of Elwood. Elwood, IN: National Book Company. 1940. 291pp.

Warren Moscow. Roosevelt & Willkie. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1968. 210pp.

Steve Neal. Dark Horse: A Biography of Wendell Willkie. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co.. 1984. 371pp.

Herbert S. Parmet; Marie B. Hecht. Never Again: A President Runs for a Third Term: Roosevelt versus Willkie, 1940. New York: Macmillan. 1968. 306pp.

Charles Peters. Five Days in Philadelphia: Wendell Willkie, Franklin Roosevelt and the 1940 Election That Saved the Western World. New York: PublicAffairs. 2005.

Muriel Rukeyser. One Life. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1957. 330pp.

Bill Severn. Toward One World: The Life of Wendell Willkie. New York: Ives Washburn. 1967. 230pp.

Wendell Willkie. One World. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1943. 206pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1233)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.757)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1567)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.1141)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.833)

  12. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.207)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.800)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.828)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.325)

  16. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.611)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.188)

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