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Harold Everett Porter (1887-1936) was a writer of light fiction, especially college stories and romances. At Harvard, he edited the Harvard Lampoon from 1906 to 1909. After graduation he moved to New


York City and joined his father at the A. D. Porter Company. His first story using the pseudonym Holworthy Hall was published in The Saturday Evening Post, the era's most prestigious magazine, in 1912. In 1914, he was the Vice President of The Housewife and Holworthy Hall was everywhere. His first published book was Henry of Navarre, Ohio (1914). During World War I he served as a First Lieutenant in the Military Intelligence Division.

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