Nebraska Authors

Charles "Chic" Gaylord

AKA: Charles Preston Gaylord Jr.

Born 1914-08-24 Denver, CO (USA)

Died 1992-06-08

The author was a concealed Gun Expert who was one of the early exponents of wax bullets. Gaylord designed a complete combat course for wax bullets so shooting could be practiced indoor.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
New York City, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Guns; Concealment; Holsters


Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Art Teacher
Gun Holster Designer

Places Worked

Taught at an art school in New York City


Handgunner's Guide: Including the Art of the Quick Draw and Combat Shooting. 1960.

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