History - People

Philip E. Vierling
Born: Dec 1933
Died: Aug 2016

Mr Vierling grew up on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois where he majored in geology. Alter college he became a teacher at Foreman High School in Chicago, where he himself had graduated. He taught science and mathematics.

After retiring from teaching he became a writer. He wrote hiking and canoeing guides for a number of northern Illinois locations. He devoted the last 17 years of his life to this collection of essays.