Hilton, George Woodman

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HILTON, George Woodman

HILTON, George Woodman. American, b. 1925. Genres: Sports/Fitness, Theatre, Transportation. Career: University of Maryland, College Park, instructor, 1949-51, 1954-55; Stanford University, California, assistant professor, 1955-60; University of California, Berkeley, lecturer, 1961-62; University of California, Los Angeles, lecturer, 1962-63, associate professor, 1963-66, professor of economics, 1966-92, professor emeritus, 1993-. Publications: (with J. F. Due) The Electric Interurban Railways in America, 1960; The Truck System, 1960; The Great Lakes Car Ferries, 1962; The Ma & Pa, 1963; The Night Boat, 1968; The Transportation Act of 1958, 1969; The Cable Car in America, 1971; Monon Route, 1978; American Narrow Gauge Railroads, 1990; The Baseball Stories of Ring W. Lardner, 1990; Eastland, 1994; The Front Page, 2002; Lake Michigan Passenger Steamers, 2002. Address: 6498 Summer Cloud Way, Columbia, MD 21045, U.S.A.