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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James W. Buel  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1849 in Golconda, Illinois


Illinois Connection

James was born and raised in Illinois and moved to San Diego in 1908

Biographical and Professional Information

James William Buel was a journalist, author, and editor, whose name appeared on the title pages of fifty-four works, some of which contained from ten to fifteen volumes. He wrote a lot of adventure tales about the wilds of Africa and the American West in the late 19th century, and is siad to have been in jail with the notorious outlaw Cole Younger.

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