Glenn Dean Shirley, American writer. Recipient Oklahoma Literary Endeavor award, 1960, American's Star award United States Marshal Service, 1989, Professional Writing award University Oklahoma, 1990; inducted into Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame, 1981, Oklahoma Professional Writers Hall of Fame, 1992.
Diploma, Institute for Advanced Study School Criminology, 1937. Diploma, New York Institute Photography, 1941. Diploma, International Criminologist School, Seattle, 1948.
Diploma, Delehanty Institute, 1949. Diploma, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, LaSalle University, Chicago, 1940.
Captain, assistant chief Stillwater Police Department, (Oklahoma), 1936-1957. Criminal deputy Payne County Sheriff' General’ s Office, 1957-1959. Assistant chief security Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1959-1969.
Publications specialist, assistant director Oklahoma State University Press, 1969-1979, retired, 1980. Freelance writer Stillwater, 1980—2002. History consultant Western Publications, public True West, Old West magazines.
Lecturer in field.
- Belle Starr and Her Times: The Literature, the Facts, and the Legends
- Who was Belle Starr? What was she that so many myths surround her? Born in Carthage, Missouri, in 1848, the daughter of a well-to-do hotel owner, she died forty-one years later, gunned down near her cabin in the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.
- Belle Starr and Her TImes, The Literature, the Facts and the Legends
- Who was Belle Starr? What was she that so many myths surround her? Born is Carthage Missouri in 1848, the daughter of a well to do hotel owner, she died forty one years later , gunned down near her cabin in the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.
- Biochemistry (4th Edition)
- The fourth edition of Biochemistry preserves the clear writing, strong physical chemistry background, and the use of the "Tools of Biochemistry" feature to underscore the experimental nature of biochemistry.
- Temple Houston: Lawyer With a Gun
- A lively biography of Sam Houston’s illustrious son The youngest son of General Sam Houston and Margaret Lea Houston, Temple Lea Houston lived his comparatively short life fast and hard.
Member Oklahoma Writers Federation (past president, life member), Indian Territory Posse Westerners (past president), Western Writers American, Western History Association, National Association Outlaw and Lawman History, Oklahoma Heritage Association, Institute Great Plains, Associates Western History Collections (trustee), National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Associates of Western History Collections of the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State History Society, Kansas State History Society, Montana State History Society.
1957 - 1959
1959 - 1969
1980 - 2002
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