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Aileen & Roy : from sod house to State House

Author: Mary Cochran Grimes
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the author's parents: Roy Cochran, who rose from a sod house on a hardscrabble farm in western Nebraska to the state house in Lincoln as governor, and Aileen Gantt Cochran, a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert LeRoy Cochran; Aileen Cochran; Robert LeRoy Cochran
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cochran Grimes
ISBN: 9780803232945 0803232942
OCLC Number: 555650104
Notes: Originally published: New York : Universe, 2008.
Description: 194 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Daniel moves West --
T. Fulton returns West --
Edith and Aileen --
Lincoln and the university --
Adventures in teaching: Wyoming and Tecumseh --
A new job and a new friend --
Aileen learns more about Roy --
Roy at the university --
Adventures on the road: Aileen as superintendent --
Roy goes to war --
The wedding --
Wedded life --
From state engineer to governor --
In the Governor's mansion --
Recovery.
Other Titles: Aileen and Roy
Responsibility: Mary Cochran Grimes.

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"Truly an inspiring read."-Linda Wommack, True West -- Linda Wommack * True West * "Aileen and Roy contains a revealing history of frontier Nebraska, its citizens' strong sense of community, and the Read more...

 
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