Herbert Quick





Herbert Quick


Born
in Steamboat Rock, Iowa, The United States
October 23, 1861

Died
May 10, 1925


Quick was nearing 40 before he began to seriously write. Prior to his years of authorship, he worked as a farm laborer, teacher, school administrator, lawyer, and politician. All vocations were held within Iowa and with only a few years of formal education.

Quick was born near Steamboat Rock, Iowa. He educated himself through the books he read, and at the age of 16, he received an Iowa teaching certificate from an instructional seminar. After working as principal at the school in Wesley, Iowa, he studied law as an apprentice in Mason City, Iowa. In 1898, he was elected mayor of Sioux City, Iowa. Meanwhile, he had begun to write. His first book, In The Fairyland of America, was published in 1901. Upon becoming the associate editor for LaFolle
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Vandemark's Folly

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The Brown Mouse

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The Hawkeye

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