ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Vincent E. Feeney received a BA from San Jose State University, MA from the University of Vermont, and PhD from the University of Washington, all in History. He was Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Vermont 1977-2006. For many years he was a Lecturer for the Vermont Humanities Council. He is a member of the Vermont Historical Society, Center for Research on Vermont, Chittenden County Historical Society (President 1999-2003), and the Winooski Historical Society. Feeney is also the author of Vermont: An Illustrated History with John Duffy (American Heritage Press, 2000) and The Great Falls on Onion River: A History of Winooski, Vermont (Winooski Historical Society, 2002) and Finnigans, Slaters, and Stonepeggers: A History of the Irish in Vermont (Images from the Past, 2009) He lives with his wife in Montpelier, Vermont.