Stockton, Frank

Stockton, Frank (Francis Richard) (Paul Fort, John Lewees, pen names)

(1834–1902) writer, editor; born in Philadelphia, Pa. He was a wood engraver, then became the assistant editor of St. Nicholas Magazine in New York (1873–81). He wrote for adults, notably his short story, "The Lady or the Tiger?" (1882), and books for children, such as The Bee-Man of Orn, and other Fanciful Tales (1887). Later he lived in New Jersey (1890), and settled in Charles Town, W. Va. (1899).
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TROWBRIDGE Frank On April 5 (suddenly at home) of Fairfield, Stockton, Frank aged 80 years.
Dunlop will host either Massey Ferguson or Mount Nod Highway after winning 2-1 at fellow Alliance Stockton, Frank Bennett and Gary welland notting for Dunlop and Paul Wilkinson on target for the villagers.
LAMBERT Francis ( Frank) On June 7 ( suddenly in hospital) of Ribchester Close, Stockton, Frank aged 83 years ( formerly of British Rail).