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Carl Jacobi

10 July 1908 - 25 August 1997

Carl Richard Jacobi was born and raised in Minneapolis, and lived there throughout his life. In 1927 he attended the University of Minnesota. While at university, he began writing for campus magazines, and he became an editor at The Minnesota Quarterly. In 1931, after having graduated, he became a news reporter and book and drama reviewer for the Minneapolis Star. He later became the editor of Midwest Media, a radio trade journal. After two years there, he became a full-time writer at a cabin at Minnewashta in Minneapolis. However, when the pulp markets collapsed, he returned to work as an electronics inspector, where he stayed through WWII and beyond, while writing part time. He worked at Honeywell Corp seven nights a week, and wrote during the days. Though best known for macabre fiction, he also wrote science fiction, weird-menace yarns and adventure stories.

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
November 24, 2013 Edited by caf21 Added bio, added to birth date, added death date, added Wikipedia link
August 12, 2011 Edited by Leigh Blackmore Added new photo
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