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Glendon Fred Swarthout, American author. Recipient Playwriting award Theater Guild, 1947, Hopwood award in fiction 1948, O. Henry Prize Short Stories 1960, Gold medal National Society Arts and Letters 1972, Spur award for best western novel Western Writers American 1975, 88, Wrangler award for outstanding western novel Western Heritage Foundation, 1988, Owen Wister award for lifetime achievement Western Writers American, 1991.

Background

Swarthout, Glendon Fred was born on April 8, 1918 in Pinckney, Michigan, United States. Son of Fred Harrington and Lila (Chubb).

Education

Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1939. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1955.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Connections

Son of; married Kathryn Blair Vaughn, December 28, 1940. 1 son, Miles.

father:
Fred Harrington Son

mother:
Lila (Chubb) Son

spouse:
Kathryn Blair Vaughn