The American writer of the Deerfoot novels, he’s also known for works like the Steam Man from the Prairies and Seth Jones. After composing fiction for three years, he published many historic and biographical functions. He worked like a teacher, college administrator, and journalist. He utilized many noms de plume, including “Captain Bruin Adams” and “Frank Faulkner.” He wedded Clara Spalding Brownish in 1900. He and Ann Sophia Stephens both published dime novels.