Nebraska Authors

Albert Leslie Anderton

AKA: Seven Anderton

Born 1893-03-15 Edgar, NE (USA)

Died 1958-02-12
Brownsville, TX (USA)

Edgar, NE (USA)
Edgar Cemetery

Considered to be one of Nebraska's most prolific writers, Anderton worked for over 67 different newspapers and published over 5 million words. He wrote about prison, where he served time for writing a bad check.

Places Lived

Edgar, NE
Omaha, NE
St. Louis, IL
Hastings, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism


Fiction; Journalism; Gang Wars; Sandhills; Westerns; Detective Fiction; Prison Life


Newspaper Reporter
Police Reporter

Places Worked

Omaha Daily News, City Editor
Chicago Tribune


Sand Hill Manhunt. 1954.

Prolific writer for many newspapers and magazines
See UNO Criss Library holdings for complete listings: Seven Anderton Archives

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