Foote studied at Kenyon Military Academy, Gambier, Ohio.
Author: Blister Jones, 1913. The Look of Eagles, 1916. Dumbbell of Brookfield, 1917.
The Lucky Seven, 1918.
The Song of the Dragon, 1923. Toby’s Bow (comedy), produced New York, 1919.
(with John Golden) Flying Colors (comedy), 1920. The Song of the Dragon (play).
A Wedding Gift, 1925.
Pocono Shot, 1925. The Number One Boy, 1926. Trub’s Diary, 1928; Fatal Gesture, 1933.
Tight Britches (tragedy—with H. Hayes), 1934.
Full Personality, 1935. Change of Idols, 1935. Daughter of Delilah, 1936.
Julie the Great, drama, produced, 1936.
Jing (limited edition), 1936. Hell Cat, 1936; Broadway Angler, 1937.
Sporting Days, 1937.
Member Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia. Clubs: Honga River Gun, Brooklyn Fly Fishers.
Married Jessie Florence Todhunter, August 3, 1920. Children: John Taintor, Timothy.