|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1878|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 1932|
He was raised in Detroit, Michigan and began to write at six and drink at sixteen. He was a newspaperman until he served in the army during the Spanish American War. He was a correspondent in the Orient and wrote his first book, "Trooper Tales," in 1899. He migrated to Highland Park, California, in the Los Angeles area, where he settled with his first and only wife. On a visit to Tombstone, Arizona he found the "Epitaph" and was introduced to the Apaches. It took him only 11 weeks to write "Apache" in 1931 which was a fictionalized life of Mangas Colorado, the greatest of all Apache chiefs. That was the last and most memorable of his 20 books. Comfort died in California and his ashes scattered over the San Bernadino Mountains.
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Scattered over the San Bernadino Mountains
Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Oct 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42737506
Born Feb. 17 and middle name is Levington.|
Added: Sep. 6, 2011