Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
CHARLES DICKENS: A CONCISE BIOGRAPHY
Often considered the greatest English novelist of his time, Dickens suffered
a difficult childhood. His father was constanty in debt which necessitated
Charles being sent to work at the age of twelve in a blacking factory.
Despite being deprived of an education by his parents, he worked hard and
became an office boy in a law firm, then a county reporter, and finally a
reporter of debates in Parliament for the Morning Chronicle in 1835.
Dickens was known for this cruel and suffering characters he created, who
lived in a world do iniquities.
Lake Superior State University
Tied with: Eastern Michigan University
Lawrence Technological University
Western Michigan University
Other participants included: University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Ferris State University
2000 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Region 6 Conference