WARD, DONALD G., 1911-1984

Biography:

Author; teacher, editor. Born– December 9, 1911, in Scipioville, N.Y. Parents– Claude Mastin and Mae (Bishop) Ward. Married– Elizabeth Newton on June 24, 1936. Children– Four. Education– Syracuse University, A.B., 1935, Ph.D., 1941; studied law, 1943-1945. Taught at State University of New York, Brockport, 1939-1945. Editor, Western Publishing Co., Racine, Wisc., and New York City, 1945-1955. Freelance editor and writer, 1955-58; Managing editor, New York State Dept. of Labor, 1958-1959; freelance editor and writer after 1959. Taught history and political science at Alabama State University, 1970. Also wrote under the name Powers Tracy.  Died February 21, 1984.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publication(s):

Cowboys and Cattle Country. New York; American Heritage Publishing Co., 1961.

Dark of the Soul. New York; Tower Publications, 1970.

Gunsmoke; 10 Short Stories Based on the CBS-TV Program. New York; Ballantine Books, 1957.

Joint Publication(s):

Andre the Giant.  Creative Education, 1986.

Archery. New York; Athletic Institute, 1972.

Sturgeon’s West. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1973.

Compiler:

Index to the Collected Catalogues of Dr. A. S. W. Rosebach, 1904-1951. New York; Arno Press, 1968.

Joint Compiler:

Favorite Stories of Hypnotism. New York; Dodd, 1965.

Editor:

Bits of Silver; Vignettes of the Old West. New York; Heritage House, 1961.

Black Magic; Thirteen Chilling Tales. New York; Mayflower, 1967.

Branded West; Western Writers of America Anthology. Boston; Houghton, 1956.

Great Short Novels of the American West. New York; Collier Books, 1962.

Hoof Trails and Wagon Tracks. New York; Dodd, Mead, 1957.

Pioneers West; 14 Stories of the Old Frontier. New York; Dell Pub., 1966.

Wild Streets. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1958.