Nebraska Authors

Glenn R. Vernam

AKA: Glenn Raymond Vernam

Born 1896-10-19 KS (USA)

Died 1980-05-02
Joseph, OR (USA)

Joseph, OR (USA)
Joseph Cemetery

"I was raised in a south-western Nebraska soddy... 10 miles south of Stockville, 13 1/2 miles north of Indianola, and 3 1/2 miles northwest of the now-vanished Post Office and store of Freedom...." Vernam wrote comprehensive histories of man on horseback and western saddles. Also known for his Westerns.

Places Lived

Boyhood on Nebraska ranch, Frontier County, Nebraska
Pittsburg, KS
Park, WY
White Lake, WA
Alvadore, OR
Eugene, OR
Joseph, OR

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Fiction


Horses and Horsemanship; Westerns; Pioneer Life




Man on Horseback: The Story of the Mounted Man from the Scythians to the American Cowboy. 1964.
Indian Hater. 1970.
Pioneer Breed. 1972.
Redman in White Moccasins.1973.
The Talking Rifle. 1973.
They Saddled the West. with Lee M. Rice, 1974.
The Rawhide Years: A History of the Cattlemen and the Cattle Country. 1976.
The Power of the Gods. 1979.
The Trail of the Jackal. 1979.

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