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Ernest Haycox

Haycox was born in Portland, Oregon on October 1, 1899.[2] He published two dozen novels and about 300 short stories, many of which appeared first in pulp magazines in the early 1920s. During the 1930s and 40s, he was a regular contributor to Collier's Weekly from 1931 and The Saturday Evening Post from 1943. Haycox died in 1950, at the age of 51, in Portland.[1] In 2005 the Western Writers of America voted Haycox one of the 24 best Western authors of the Twentieth Century.