Nebraska Authors

Stanley R. Osborn

Born 1876-11-08 Blair, NE (USA)

Died 1946-12-31
Blair, NE (USA)

Osborn spent the early part of his life in Samoa, after his father, Blair attorney L.W. Osborn, was appointed American Consul in Samoa. His novel Red Hair and Blue Sea was set in the region. Later, Osborn worked for the Omaha Bee, The Omaha Daily News and on a Chicago paper, but returned to Blair in 1920.

Places Lived

Blair, NE
Chicago, IL

Author Of

  • Unknown
  • Fiction
  • Journalism




Blair High School
University of Nebraska



Places Worked

Omaha Bee
Omaha Daily News
Chicago Record-Herald


Red Hair and Blue Sea. 1925. (novel)

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