Woodrow Wilson Rawls

Woodrow Wilson Rawls

Scraper, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 16 Dec 1984 (aged 71)
Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 10792930 · View Source
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Author. Born of Cherokee ancestry, he grew up on a farm that he would later call "Mother's Cherokee allotment." His mother read him stories including "The Little Red Hen" and "Little Red Riding Hood," but not until discovering "Call of the Wild" did he enjoy reading. He enjoyed the novel enough to read it aloud to his dog and to dream of writing his own boy-and-dog story. Eventually he realized that dream via the novel "Where the Red Fern Grows" (1961). Other writings include "Summer of the Monkeys" (1976).

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  • Originally Created by: Collins Crapo
  • Added: 15 Apr 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Woodrow Wilson Rawls (24 Sep 1913–16 Dec 1984), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10792930, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.