Brannon, W. T. (William T.)

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William Tibbetts Brannon (1906-1981), an author, wrote chiefly nonfictional accounts of crimes under his own name and several pseudonyms. His work was syndicated in over 3,000 newspapers through King Features Syndicate. His main magazine markets were "Official Detective," "True Detective," and "Master Detective." Brannon also wrote nonfiction crime books and short crime fiction.

From the description of Papers, 1942-1981. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29643117

William Tibbetts Brannon (1906-1981); author and journalist.

Columnist and feature writer for the St. Petersburg Daily Times; staff writer for the Tourist News; free lance writer for Reader's Digest, Coronet, Saga, True Detective, True Police, Official Detective; crime feature writer for King Features Syndicate; wrote or co-wrote seventeen books, nine episodes of the television show "Maverick" and three "Official Detective" shows; wrote under his own name and several pseudonyms.

From the description of William Tibbetts Brannon papers, 1937-1980. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 56943987

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referencedIn National Outlaw & Lawman Association. National Outlaw & Lawman Association records, 1775-2007. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Brannon, W. T. (William T.). William Tibbetts Brannon papers, 1937-1980. University of South Florida, USF Library
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Active 1937

Active 1980



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