- Existence: 1893-1958
Albert "Seven" Anderton was born March 15, 1893, in Dawson County, Nebraska. He was a prolific author of short stories, most notably mysteries, westerns, and stories set in the Sand Hills. Many of his works were published in The Omaha World-Herald Magazine. He spent much of his career writing for newspapers in Omaha, Denver, and Chicago. In 1947, he served a brief term in prison for writing a bad check. Afterwards, many of his stories and articles featured prison life as a theme. The writer died February 12, 1958, while on vacation in Brownsville, Texas.