Seabury Quinn

Seabury Grandin Quinn (1889-1969) was an American pulp magazine author, most famous for his stories of the occult detective Jules de Grandin, published in Weird Tales. He was born and lived in Washington, DC. In 1910, he graduated from the law school of the National University and admitted to the District of Columbia Bar. He served in World War I; after his Army service he became editor of a group of trade papers in New York, where he taught medical jurisprudence and wrote technical articles and pulp magazine fiction. He became a government lawyer for the duration of World War II. He published over five hundred short stories.

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