Nebraska Authors

Frank Lydic

AKA: Lydic, F.A., Frank Aylsworth Lydic

Born 1909-01-22 Farnam, NE (USA)

Died 1991-11-09
North Platte, NE (USA)

Fort McPherson National Cemetery, NE (USA)

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Poetry




Graduated, 1927, Farnam High School, Farnam, NE
BFA in Education, 1931, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE


Riverboat Chef
Salt water merchant
Ranch hand

Places Worked

Mississippi River System
California schools


Illinois State Poetry Society
Nebraska Writer's Guild
Western Writers of America


Desert Lure and Other Verse. 1972.
Nebraska, Oh Nebraska! 1975.
The Far West's Race With Death. 1981.
The Grey Cat: And Other Verse. 1981.
Comanche! Oh, Comanche! a narrative in verse.
Custer controversies: A narrative in rhymed verse dealing with the life and career of General George A. Custer. 1983.

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