George Harmon Coxe
|George Harmon Coxe|
Olean, New York
|Died||January 31, 1984|
|Notable work(s)||Casey, Crime Photographer|
|Notable award(s)||Grand Master Award, Mystery Writers of America|
George Harmon Coxe (1901-January 31, 1984) was an American writer of crime fiction. Perhaps best known for his series Jack "Flashgun" Casey, which became a popular radio show airing through to the 1940s. He wrote a total of 63 novels, the last being published in 1975.
George Harmon Coxe (1901-January 31, 1984) was an American writer of crime fiction.His series characters are Jack "Flashgun" Casey, Kent Murdock, Leon Morley, Sam Crombie, Max Hale and Jack Fenner. Casey and Murdock are both detectives and photographers. He started writing officially from around 1922, his work being for nickel and dime pulp fiction of the time. To earn money, he originally wrote in many genres, including romance and adventure stories, but was especially fond of crime fiction, his character "Jack (Flashgun) Casey" becoming a popular radio show through to the 1940s. He wrote a total of 63 novels, the last being published in 1975. He was associated with MGM as a writer.
Married to Elizabeth Fowler in 1929, Coxe had 2 children.
He was named a Grand Master in 1964 by The Mystery Writers of America.
He wrote a total of 63 novels starting in 1937, the last being published in 1975.
Coxe was published monthly for a time in premier pulp magazine Black Mask
Coxe was the 1964 recipient of the Mystery Writers of America's prestigious Grand Master Award representing the pinnacle of achievement in the mystery field. This award represents significant output of quality in mystery writing
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