Nebraska Authors

Jessie Hosford

Born 1892-08-19 NE (USA)

Places Lived

Chappell, NE
Alamagordo, NM

Author Of

  • Fiction


Children's Literature; Nebraska Subjects


Iliff School of Theology, 1927-28
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts, 1933 and 1934, New Mexico Highlands University


Las Vegas Hospital and School Board
Girl Scouts Commissioner


New Mexico Federation of Women's Clubs Award, 1962
Western Heritage Junior Book Award, 1970, forAn Awful Name to Live Up To.


National League of American Pen Women


Listen to the Rain. 1953.
An Awful Name to Live up To. 1969.
You Bet Your Boots I Can. 1972.

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