Famous Friday, Mary Wickes of St. Louis

This is a continuation of O'Fallon Public Library blog's Famous Fridays, which features famous people from the St. Louis Area. Mary Wickes was born Mary Isabella Wickenhauser in St. Louis on June 13th, 1910. She graduated from Beaumont High School in St. Louis and then graduated from Washington University with a double major in English literature … Continue reading Famous Friday, Mary Wickes of St. Louis

Famous Friday- Bernie Fuchs of O’Fallon, IL

Who knew a world-renown artist was born in O'Fallon? This week's topic is the artwork and life of Bernie Fuchs. This man became one of America's most notable artists. Bernie Fuchs was born in O'Fallon, Illinois in October 1932, attended O'Fallon Township High School, and enrolled in Washington University. Fuch's main passion was actually music, … Continue reading Famous Friday- Bernie Fuchs of O’Fallon, IL