Dunham, Montrew 1919-

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DUNHAM, Montrew 1919-

(Montrew Goetz Dunham)

PERSONAL: Born September 19, 1919, in Indianapolis, IN; daughter of Albert Howard (an insurance agent) and Idella (Darling) Goetz; married Robert E. Dunham (an industrial relations director), August 29, 1942; children: Charles Reynolds, Diane Palmer, Denise Darling, James Mitchell. Education: Butler University, A.B., 1941; Northwestern University, M.A., 1966. Religion: Congregationalist.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—5801 Dunham Rd., Downers Grove, IL 60516. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, 1230 Avenue of the Americans, New York, NY 10020. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: U.S. Employment Service, Chicago, IL, senior interviewer and vocational counselor, 1941–46.


Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.: Boy of Justice, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1961.

George Westinghouse: Young Inventor, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1963.

Abner Doubleday, Young Baseball Pioneer, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1965, reprinted, Aladdin Books (New York, NY), 1995, published as Abner Doubleday, Boy Baseball Pioneer, Patria Press (Carmel, IN), 2005.

Anne Bradstreet: Young Puritan Poet, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1969.

Langston Hughes: Young Black Poet, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1972.

Mahalia Jackson: Young Gospel Singer, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1974, published as Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion, Patria Press (Carmel, IN), 2003.

John Muir: Young Naturalist, illustrated by Al Fiorentino, Bobb-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1975.

Margaret Bourke-White: Young Photographer, illustrated by Robert Doremus, Bobbs-Merrill (Indianapolis, IN), 1977.

(With Pauline Wandschneider) Downers Grove, 1832–1982, Heritage Festival Task Force (Downers Grove, IL), 1982.

Neil Armstrong: Young Flyer, illustrated by Meryl Henderson, Aladdin Paperbacks (New York, NY), 1996.

Roberto Clemente: Young Baseball Player, illustrated by Meryl Henderson, Aladdin Paperbacks (New York, NY), 1997.

Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice, Aladdin Paper-packs (New York, NY), 1998.

Ronald Reagan: Young Leader, illustrated by Meryl Henderson, Aladdin Paperbacks (New York, NY), 1999.

(With Minnie Belle Mitchell) James Whitcomb Riley: Young Poet, illustrated by Cathy Morrison, Patria Press (Carmel, IN), 2002.

Downers Grove Revisited, Arcadia Pub. (Chicago, IL), 2003.