Obituary of Clifton Hillegass

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Clifton Hillegass

Clifton Keith Hillegass (born April 18, 1918 in Rising City, Nebraska) was an author who was best known for being the creator and publisher of CliffNotes, which were study guides that assists college and high school students in their literature course work. Clifton died on May 5, 2001 and his death was because of complications from a stroke. He died at age 83.

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Clifton Hillegass Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Hillegass, Clifton
    • Common Name: Clifton Hillegass
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Rising City, Nebraska, United States
    • Birth Date: April 18, 1918
    • Age: 83 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Cliff
    • Occupation: Author
    • Religion: Lutheran
    • Net Worth: $14 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Clifton's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Clifton Keith Hillegass
    • Father: Pearl Clinton Hillegass (1885-1978)
    • Mother: Rosena Hillegass (1890-1974)
    • Brother(s):
      • George C. Hillegass (1922-1997)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Catherine McDonald (married 1939-divorced?)
      • Mary Hillegass (married 1968-2001, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • James C. Hillegass
    • Daughter(s):
      • Linda Hillegass
      • Diane Nolan

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 05 2001 at age 83
  • Place: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke (related complications)

Category Tags:

AuthorAmerican Born on April 18th Born in 1918 Born in Nebraska Died in 2001 Died at age 83 Died from Stroke

Clifton's Notable Roles:

  • CliffNotes

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"Clifton Hillegass was a famous American journalist and author who died in natural causes at the age of 91. (V)"

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