Janet Ogle-Mater



Master's Degree, Western Michigan University


  • History and biography writer with bylines in a variety of publications
  • Corporate and personal historian
  • Co-author of two community history books


Janet Ogle-Mater is a ghostwriter, historian, and professional writer with a focus on personal and corporate histories. She has been published in regional magazines, local newspapers, and custom publications. Ogle-Mater is also the co-author of two community history books: Chelsea's 175th Anniversary: 1834-2009 and A Short History of Chelsea, 4th Revision.


Janet Ogle-Mater has a master's degree from Western Michigan University.

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