Everett B. Cole

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Everett Bush Cole
Jamestown, New York
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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  • 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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