Feb. 28, 1878 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
Sep. 20, 1936 Los Olivos Santa Barbara County California, USA
He was a playwright. He was educated in Los Angeles public schools. He was first secretary to Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson, and then later married her daughter. Many of his short stories were published by the Saturday Evening Post. In WWI he joined the Navy and served in the intelligence dept. with the rank of chief yeoman until the close of the war. He was a member of several literary clubs.