John Henry Goldfrap

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John Henry Goldfrap (1879 – November 21, 1917) was a North American journalist and author of boys' books, participating in the "American series phenomenon". He always wrote under pseudonyms.

His works[edit]

Following is a list of his works under the respective pseudonyms.

Captain Wilbur Lawton

Lieutenant Howard Payson

Marvin West

Dexter J. Forrester

Freemont B. Deering

Biography[edit]

John Goldfrap was a member of the staff of the Evening World. He was born in England, and worked first at San Francisco newspapers, and then came to New York in 1905.[citation needed]

In addition to his children's stories and newspaper work, Goldfrap wrote movie scripts.[citation needed]

Death and legacy[edit]

Goldfrap died on November 21, 1917 at Seaside Hospital, Staten Island, from tuberculosis. He left a widow.[9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS SERIES By WILBUR LAWTON". c.web.umkc.edu.
  2. ^ "THE BOY AVIATORS SERIES By WILBUR LAWTON". c.web.umkc.edu.
  3. ^ "THE DREADNOUGHT BOYS SERIES By WILBUR LAWTON". c.web.umkc.edu.
  4. ^ "THE BOY SCOUTS SERIES By Howard Payson". c.web.umkc.edu.
  5. ^ "THE MOTOR CYCLE CHUMS SERIES By HOWARD PAYSON". c.web.umkc.edu.
  6. ^ "THE MOTOR RANGERS SERIES By MARVIN WEST". c.web.umkc.edu.
  7. ^ "THE BUNGALOW BOYS SERIES By DEXTER J. FORRESTER". c.web.umkc.edu.
  8. ^ "THE BORDER BOYS SERIES By FREEMONT B. DEERING". c.web.umkc.edu.
  9. ^ New York Herald, 22 Nov 1917, page 9

External links[edit]

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