Everett B. Cole

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Everett Bush Cole
Born1910-04-17
Jamestown, New York
Died2001-08-21
Yorktown, Texas
Occupationshort story writer, novelist, professional soldier, teacher
NationalityUnited States
Period1951 to 1970
GenreScience fiction

Everett B. Cole was an American writer of science fiction short stories and a professional soldier. He fought at Omaha Beach during World War II and worked as a signal maintenance and property officer at Fort Douglas, Utah, retiring in 1960. He got a bachelor's degree in Math and Physics and became a Math, Physics, and Chemistry teacher at Yorktown High School in Texas. His first science fiction story, "Philosophical Corps" was published in the magazine Astounding in 1951. His fix-up of that story and two others, The Philosophical Corps, was published by Gnome Press in 1962. A second novel, The Best Made Plans, was serialized in Astounding in 1959, but never published in book form. He also co-authored historical books about the south Texas region.

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  • Clute, John; Peter Nicholls (1995). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. p. 242. ISBN 0-312-13486-X.
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 107. ISBN 0-911682-20-1.
  • "Internet Speculative Fiction Database". Retrieved 2013-05-13.

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