Robert Conroy

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Joseph Robert Conroy (August 24, 1938 – December 30, 2014) was an author of alternate history novels.


After he got an MBA, Conroy was a professor at Macomb Community College and taught business and economic history.

Following his early retirement, Conroy first became interested in alternate history after studying recently discovered Imperial German plans for the invasion of the United States by Kaiser Wilhelm II, which formed the basis for his first novel, 1901. He then wrote other alternative history novels during his semiretirement.

Married for over 40 years, he had one daughter and two grandchildren. He died from cancer.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ "Robert Conroy (1938-2014)". Locus Online: The Magazine and Website of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Field. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Robert Conroy at
  3. ^ Robert Conroy at Baen Publishing
  4. ^ "Sidewise Awards for Alternate History: Winners and Finalists". Uchronia. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 

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