1871 – Born on the 26 of January in Dunkirk, New York.
1891 – He graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.
– He was a reporter for the New York Sun and then joined McClure’s Magazine for nine years.
1905 – He wrote for Collier’s Weekly "The Great American Fraud".
1906 – He exposed many of the false claims made about patent medicines, pointing out that in some cases
these medicines were damaging the health of the people using them.
1911 – He exposed the misleading advertising that companies were using to sell their products.
1920 – He wrote two novels, Flaming Youth and Unforbidden Fruit, dealing with the sexual urges of young
women in the Jazz Age.
– He published them under the pseudonym "Warner Fabian" so that his other works would not be tainted
by any scandal accruing to these novels.
1958 – He died on the 15th of November.