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Herbert Quick

Born:  October 23, 1861
Steamboat Rock, Iowa
Died:  May 10, 1925
Occupation:  schoolteacher, lawyer, author
Works:  Vandemark’s Folly, 1922
The Hawkeye, 1923
The Invisible Woman, 1924
One Man’s Life, 1925

Born near Steamboat Rock, Herbert Quick taught near Mason City before becoming a lawyer in Sioux City.  He served on the Federal Farm Loan Bureau in Washington, D.C. from 1916 to 1919.  Despite these accomplishments, he is best known for his novels which take place in 19th century Iowa during the United States pioneer hay-day. 

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