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Encyclopedia > Emerson Hough

Emerson Hough (1857-1923) was an American author, best known for writing western stories. 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... The Western is an American genre in literature and film. ...


Hough was born in Newton, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa with a law degree. He moved to White Oaks, New Mexico, and practiced law there but eventually turned to literary work by taking camping trips and writing about them for publication. Jasper County Courthouse, Newton, Iowa Headquarters of the Maytag Corporation, Newton, Iowa Newton is the county seat of Jasper County, IowaGR6. ... The University of Iowa is a major national research university located on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City, Iowa, USA, on the Iowa River in East Central Iowa. ... J.D. redirects here; for alternate uses, see J.D. (disambiguation) J.D. is an abbreviation for the Latin Juris Doctor, also called a Doctor of Law or Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and is the law degree typically awarded by an accredited U.S. law school after successfully completing three years...


He is best known as a novelist, writing The Mississippi Bubble as well as The Covered Wagon, about Oregon Trail pioneers,which later became successful as a movie, running 59 weeks at the Criterion Theater in New York City, passing the record set by Birth of a Nation. Other notable works included Story of the Cowboy, Way of the West, Singing Mouse Stories, and Passing of the Frontier, and writing the "Out-of-Doors" column for the Saturday Evening Post. A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 by Ezra Meeker. ... A family of Russian settlers in the Caucasus region, ca. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... The Birth of a Nation is a controversial silent film directed by D.W. Griffith, based on the play The Clansmen and the book The Leopards Spots, both by Thomas Dixon. ... There have been many publications called the Saturday Evening Post; several were/are local British newspapers. ...


Hough was also a conservationist, and was the catalyst behind a law passed by the U.S. Congress to protect the buffalo in Yellowstone National Park. He married Charlotte Chesebro of Chicago in 1897 and made that city his home. Conservationists are those people who tend to more highly rank the wise use of the Earths resources and ecosystems. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... Binomial name Bison bison Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies B. b. ... For the next-generation airliner series from Boeing, see Boeing Yellowstone. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ...


Hough's hometown of Newton, Iowa has honored him by naming an elementary school in his honor, (across the street from his boyhood home, which is marked with a tablet by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution) as well as the local chapter of the Izaak Walton League. Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a sororal association dedicated to historic preservation, education, and patriotic endeavor. ...


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