Halliburton, Richard, 1900-1939

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Birth 1900-01-09
Death 1939-03-24

Biographical notes:

Halliburton was an American traveler/adventurer whose books about his exploits captured the romantic spirit of his generation.

From the description of Richard Halliburton papers, 1916-1975. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122476976

American traveler, adventurer and author.

From the description of Richard Halliburton letter to Loring Ashley Schuler [manuscript], 1933 June 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 761328670

American explorer and author.

From the description of Letter, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630329

Halliburton was a radio operator and direct commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, 1924-1945.

From the description of Memoir, 1908-1943. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708356278


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