Herbert Krause

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Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Sep 22, 1976 (71)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1905
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Sep 22, 1976 (71)

About

An American writer, historian, and professor, he is known for such novels as Wind Without Rain, Neighbor Boy, and The Oxcart Trail. His acclaimed 1946 work, The Thresher, was a Book of the Month Club selection.

Before Fame

He graduated from St. Olaf College and the University of Iowa and subsequently worked as an English professor.

Trivia

He was inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame for his contributions to Education & Cultural Affairs.

Family Life

He was born and raised on a Minnesota farm. He later married Anneliese Krause.

Associated With

He taught at the University of Iowa, where Jonis Agee was once a student.