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Frederick Schiller Faust was born in Seattle, WA on May 29, 1892; best known as Max Brand, author of western novels such as Destry rides again (1930), Singing guns (1938), and Danger trail (1940); also wrote spy and crime novels under pseudonyms Frederick Frost and Walter C. Butler; wrote Calling Dr. Kildare (1940) and its sequels, and worked on films based on them; published poetry, The village street and other poems (1922) and Dionysus in Hades (1931); killed while a war correspondent for Harp...
Biography FAUST, FREDERICK SCHILLER (May 29, 1892-May 12, 1944), poet and popular author, better known as "Max Brand," was born in Seattle, Washington, the second child of Gilbert Leander Faust and his third wife, Elizabeth Uriel, of (respectively) German and Irish background. Faust's father was a lawyer, land speculator, bank president, and lumber-mill owner in Seattle and in California. Faust's mother died when he was eight; his father died...