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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROURKE, JAMES FRANCIS ANTHONY: 1922-

James Francis Anthony Rourke was born in Paris, Ky., on Aug. 7, 1922. The family moved to Richmond, Ind., in 1928. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a navigator during World War II and later received an A.B. degree from the University of Kentucky. He married Mary Denton McChesney. Rourke worked for the LEXINGTON LEADER ( Ky. ) and became a feature writer for the INDIANAPOLIS TIMES in 1954.

Information from Indiana State Library.

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