Voelker, John D. (John Donaldson), 1903-1991

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Born on June 29, 1903 in Ishpeming, Michigan, John Donaldson Voelker was an author, fisherman, lawyer, prosecuting attorney, and jurist. Voelker served as the prosecuting attorney of Marquette County, Michigan from 1935-1942 and 1945-1950; and associate justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, 1957-1960. He and his wife Grace had four children: Robert, who died at the age of eighteen months, Elizabeth, Julie, and Gracie. Voelker publisher 11 books and approximately 100 stories, articles, essays, and reviews under his own name and the pen name Robert Traver during his life. He died on March 18, 1991.

From the description of John D. Voelker papers 1871-1992 1930-1990 (Olson Library, Northern Michigan University). WorldCat record id: 654851867

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referencedIn Northern Michigan University. Audio Visual Dept. Video (VHS) collection, 1980-ongoing. Olson Library, Northern Michigan University, Lydia M. Olson Library
creatorOf Anderson, Lloyd W. Lloyd Anderson papers 1966 - 1982 1966 - 1971 Olson Library, Northern Michigan University, Lydia M. Olson Library
referencedIn Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986 (bulk 1939-1983). Library of Congress
creatorOf Voelker, John D. (John Donaldson), 1903-1991. John D. Voelker papers 1871-1992 1930-1990 Olson Library, Northern Michigan University, Lydia M. Olson Library
referencedIn Baker, Sherman, 1902-1976. F. Sherman Baker collection, 1954-1971 bulk 1954-1965. Boston University, School of Medical
referencedIn Kuralt, Charles, 1934-1997. Charles Kuralt collection, 1935-1997. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Anderson, Lloyd W. person
correspondedWith Baker, Sherman, 1902-1976. person
associatedWith Kuralt, Charles, 1934-1997. person
correspondedWith Martin, John Bartlow, 1915-1987. person
associatedWith Northern Michigan University. Audio Visual Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Traver, Robert, 1903-1991. person
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Michigan--Marquette County
Marquette County (Mich.)
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Crime--History--20th century--Sources
Authors, American
Trout fishing
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Birth 1903-06-29

Death 1991-03-19

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