Individual Author Record
Name: Harry SpillerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Other Born: 1945 in Marion, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSpiller was born in Marion. He received a BS in Criminal Justice, a BA in Political Science, and an MPA at Southern Illinois University. He resides in West Frankfort, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationHarry Spiller, began his career in public service in 1963 as a recruiter for the United States Marine Corps, delivering death messages and organizing funerals for those killed in action. A decade later, he worked as a lawman in Southern Illinois before serving as Sheriff of Williamson County from 1982 to 1989. In 2008 he retired from his position as an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois, where he taught for 28 years.
*''Prisoners of Nazis : Accounts by American POWs in World War II'', McFarland & Co., 1997*''American POWs in Korea : Sixteen Personal Accounts'', McFarland & Co., 1998*''Sheriff: A Memoir of a Lawman from Bloody Williams County, Illinois'', Turner Publishing, 1999*''Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen'', McFarland & Co., 2001*''Vietnam: Angel of Death'', Southeast Missouri State University, 2002*''American Pows in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity by Germany and Japan '', McFarland, 2009*''Murder in the Heartland: Book One'', Turner Publishing, 2011*''Murder in the Heartland: Book Two'', Turner Publishing, 2011*''Murder in the Heartland: Book Three'', Turner Publishing, 2011