Frank H. Spearman

#181162
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
6, 1859
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 29, 1937 (78)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1859
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 29, 1937 (78)

About

An American author of Western fiction, he is best known for his novel Whispering Smith (1906), which was adapted into a television series. His other works include Doctor Bryson (1902) and Laramie Holds the Range (1921).

Before Fame

He worked as a bank president in McCook, Nebraska. He published his first novel, The Nerve of Foley, in 1900.

Trivia

He often wrote about railroads and railway workers.

Family Life

He married Eugenie Lonergan. He was both a libertarian and a Roman Catholic; his political and religious philosophies are prominent in his published works.

Associated With

His novel, Whispering Smith, was made into an NBC television show starring Audie Murphy.

Frank H. Spearman Popularity