Tony Hillerman

born May 27, 1925, Sacred Heart, Oklahoma

father August A. Hillerman, a storekeeper and farmer

mother Lucy Grove Hillerman

attended St. Mary's Academy, a boarding school for Native American girls at Sacred Heart, 1930-38

graduated from Konawa High School 1942

US Army 1943-1945 - Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, and Purple Heart

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1948

University of New Mexico. M.A., 1966

University of New Mexico Journalism faculty, 1966-1987 (department chair 1976-1981)

extensive career in journalism

married Marie Unzner, 1948

six children

the unofficial Tony Hillerman page

Tony Hillerman Country

Tony Hillerman / Buffalo Medicine Books

Tony Hillerman interviewed by Rosemary Zibart

Tony Hillerman on PBS Online Q&A

some Tony Hillerman links

Tom Bolling's home page