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Name:    Simpson, Peter
Category:  Politics and Government
Born/Started:    1932
Died/Ended:    1992
Description:    Peter Simpson was a St. Louis author who ghost-wrote speeches for politicians and served as a St. Louis alderman himself from 1963-1967. He also wrote a sports column for the St. Louis Sentinel and wrote reviews for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He published a book in 1987 entitled Press Box and City Room: Columns, which were collections of some of his columns. He also wrote two books of poems, which reflected his Catholic upbringing, Keeping Open and Stealing Home .

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