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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chuck Spinner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1946 in Naperville, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Spinner was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Spinner graduated from Conception Seminary College in 1968, but left his seminary studies at that point and began a 33-year teaching career in the Cleveland, Ohio. He taught high school Social Studies classes. He was named a Jennings Scholar, designated as a Kent State Read Scholar and a John D. Rockefeller Scholar. In 1979, Spinner received a Jennings Master Teacher Award. Spinner now resides in Ashville, New York.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Tragedy at the Loomis Street Crossing
ISBN: 1468555944

AuthorHouse. 2012

The Tragedy at the Loomis Street Crossing After five years of intense research, Author Chuck Spinner has written the definitive story of the Naperville Train Wreck of April 25, 1946. He has uncovered the histories of the 45 victims of the tragedy, intervi