Elmer Kelton

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Birthday
29, 1926
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 22, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1926
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 22, 2009 (83)

About

An American writer and journalist, he is best known for such Western novels as Barbed Wire and Buffalo Wagons.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army's infantry division during World War II.

Trivia

He spent most of his childhood on a Texas ranch.

Family Life

With his wife, Anni Lipp, he had three children.

Associated With

His novel The Good Old Boys was made into a television movie starring Tommy Lee Jones.

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