Dick Snyder. b.Taft, California. PhD. University of Colorado, 1966. Retired, 2001, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Published William S. Culbertson: In Search Of A Rendevous (1982), John F. Kennedy: Person, Policy, Presidency (1988)Moved from history to autobiography with A Family’s Passage (2011) and Boomerang (2015). Next step: mystery fiction featuring 15 short stories published in Jonas Kirk Mysteries: The Collection (2017). Married. Resides in Bakersfield, CA.