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Rhymer, Paullocked

(28 April 1905–27 October 1964)
  • Dennis Wepman


Rhymer, Paul (28 April 1905–27 October 1964), radio writer, was born Paul Mills Rhymer in Fulton, Illinois. His family moved to nearby Bloomington when he was a child, and he attended local schools. He was already a confirmed writer by the time he was in Bloomington High School, where he wrote for the school yearbook, served as president of the short story club, and won the school's Merwin Cup for short-story writing. After graduating in 1922 he went to Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, where he was a member of the Black Bookmen, the Bookfellows, and other literary clubs, and in his second year he sold his first story, "Hen," to the magazine ...

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