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Pennell, Joseph Stanley

Michael B. Dougan

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1602181

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Pennell, Joseph Stanley (04 July 1908–26 September 1963), novelist, was born in Junction City, Kansas, the son of Joseph Judd Pennell, a local photographer with a regional reputation, and Edith Stanley. Pennell attended St. Francis Xavier’s School and Junction City High School and studied drama for a year at the University of Kansas. In 1927 he presented himself to Pembroke College, Oxford, England, which at first refused him admission. After matriculating, he remained until 1929, never taking a degree. Returning to the United States, he learned news reporting at the ...

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