George C. Jenks

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Jenks's "Chased by a Minute-Hand" was the cover story for the February 1910 issue of The Argosy

George Charles Jenks (13 April 1850 - 13 September 1929) was an English-born American dime novelist.[1][2] Among others he wrote as part of the Nick Carter stable.[2] He also wrote Diamond Dick stories as W. B. Lawson, and is credited as the creator of the character.[3][4]

He died aged 79 in 1929, leaving a widow and two sons, Charles J. and Frank H. Jenks.[4]

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  2. ^ a b Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 35.
  3. ^ Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 100.
  4. ^ a b "Diamond Dick Creator is Dead at the Age of 79". The Chicago Tribune. 14 September 1929. p. 19.

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