Julia Davis Adams

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Julia Davis Adams
Born (1900-07-23)July 23, 1900
Clarksburg, West Virginia, U.S.
Died January 30, 1993(1993-01-30) (aged 92)
Pen name F. Draco
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Genre Children's historical novels; mystery fiction (as Draco)
Notable works

Julia Davis Adams (July 23, 1900 - January 30, 1993)[1][2] was an American writer best known for her young adult books, historical and biographical novels and dramas.

Adams was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia to lawyer and statesman John W. Davis and Julia Leavell McDonald Davis. She attended Wellesley College, and graduated from Barnard College in 1922. She was also an active social worker and a journalist.[3]

Davis wrote two Murray Hill mystery novels published as by F. Draco:


  1. ^ "Julia Davis Adams is One of Clarksburg's Most Published and Celebrated Authors". Connect Clarksburg. Retrieved 2017-10-22. 
  2. ^ "Julia Davis Adams dead at age 92". Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Julia Davis." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Literature Resource Center. Web. 31 Mar. 2015.

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