Received B.A. and B.S from University of Nebraska in 1963. Married to Linda (Lee) Hillegass 6/9/1978; they have a daughter; owners of Lee Booksellers in Lincoln, Nebraska, after 1979. Coin dealer and collector of U.S. patterns. Local Historian and writer for Lincoln Journal-Star newspaper. Author of about 1000 books and articles on the city of Lincoln and Nebraska history.
Author of The Wildcat Bank Notes, Scrip and Currencies of Nebraska Prior to 1900 (1970). He was named a Numismatic News Numismatic Ambassador in 1985.
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Wildcat Banknotes of Nebraska
"Wildcat Banknotes of Nebraska" by James L. McKee. This is an in-copyright publication. "Snippet" results will appear in the Newman Portal search results.