Nebraska Authors

John Holvey Conder

Born 1914-05-23 Cleveland, OH (USA)

Died 1998-08-04
Table Rock, NE (USA)

Condor wrote the book Hold High the Sword while in Korea in 1947 and 1948 while working there as a civilian personnel officer before the Korean War. The book was not published until 1984.

Places Lived

Cleveland, OH
New Jersey
Los Angeles, CA
Beatrice, NE
Pawnee City, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Novels; Children's Literature; Short Stories


Civil Servant
Antique Store Owner, California
Developmental Aide, Beatrice State Developmental Center, Beatrice, NE

Places Worked

Beatrice State Developmental Center, Beatrice, NE


Poetic Themes of Love and Passion.
Hold High the Sword. 1986.

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