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Wayne D. Overholser

September 4, 1906 - August 27, 1996

Wayne D. Overholser (born in Pomeroy, Washington) was an American Western writer. Overholser won the 1953 First Spur Award for best novel for Lawman using the pseudonym Lee Leighton. In 1955 he won the 1954 (second) Spur Award for The Violent Land. Three additional pseudonyms were John S. Daniels, Dan J. Stevens and Joseph Wayne; combinations of his three sons' names. - Wikipedia

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August 1, 2019 Edited by JeffKaplan merge authors
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April 27, 2016 Edited by Hemanth Kumar author bio & photo
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