Born: Apr 13, 1897 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 58 years of age.
1897 - Born on the 14th of April in Pegram, Tennessee.
1919-1930 - He worked as a sports editor for the Dallas Journal in Texas.
1920 - He began getting stories published in various pulp mystery magazines.
1932 - He worked as an actor in The Hollywood Handicap.
1933 - He was also an uncredited script assistant for King Kong.
1935 - His best-known novel is They Shoot Horses, Don't They?.
1948 - Published the noir classic Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.
1955 - Died on the 15th of December in Beverly Hills, California of Heart attack.
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