SHIRREFFS, GORDON
 Source (some data)
  Via Dennis Lien 2004
 Name and vital stats
  SHIRREFFS, GORDON DONALD [1914-96] (writer)
 Pen names
  GORDON DONALDS; STEWART GORDON; JACKSON FLYNN; ART MAC LEAN; also worked under house name DAVE SANDS (in magazines)
 Education
  B.A., and M.A.,California State University [Northridge]
  Northwestern University; Armed Forces Infoirmation School [Pennsylvania]
 Member
  Authors League of America; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; National Rifle Association; Western Writers of America
 Note
  His western novels have been published in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, England, Canada, and Australia
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Writer: Historical nonfiction: The Road to Victory 1946 book> 46
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Calgaich the Swordsman '80; The Untamed Breed '81; Glorieta Pass '84; The Ghost Dancers '86> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Dave Hunter / Ash Mawson series: Hell's Forty Acres '87; Maximilian's Gold '88; The Devil's Dance Floor '94> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Fort Suicide '59; They Met Danger '60; Apache Butt '60; The Rebel Trumpet '61; The Mosquito Fleet '61> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Gunswift '57; Fort Vengeance '57; Bugles on the Prairie '57; Swiftwagon '58; Shadow Valley '58> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Jack of Spades '70; Mystery of the Haunted Mine '73; Bowman's Kid '73; Shootout '74; Rio Diablo '77> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Judas Gun (adapted as film A Long Ride from Hell) '64; Blood Justice '64; Gunslingers Three '64; The Lone Rifle '65> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Last Train from Gun Hill '58; Ambush on the Mesa '58; Trail's End '59; The Lonely Gun '59; The Walking Sands '90> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Mystery of the Lost Canyon '63; Too Tough to Die '64; The Secret of the Spanish Desert '64; The Nevada Gun '64> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Mystery of the Lost Cliffdwelling '68; Five Graves to Boothill '68; Showdown in Sonora '69; The Manhunter '70> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Renegade's Trail '74; The Apache Hunter '76; The Marauders '77; Legend of the Damned '77; Bold Legend '82> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Rio Bravo (adapted as film Oregon Passage) '56; Range Rebel '56; Code of the Gun '56; Arizona Justice '56> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 The Border Guidon '62; Action Front! '62; The Cold Seas Beyond '63; Slaughter at Broken Arrow '63> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 The Brave Rifles '59; Shadow of a Gunman '59; Roanoke Raiders '59; Renegade Lawmaqn '59> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 The Enemy Seas '65; The Lone Rifle '65; Now He Is Legend '65; Barranca '65; The Bolo Battalion '66> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 The Gray Sea Raiders '61; Ride a Lone Trail '61; Power Boy of the Monitor '61; Hangin's Pards '61> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 The Hostile Beaches '64; The Hidden Rider of Dark Mountain '64; Quicktrigger '64; Last Man Alive '64> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Three from the West [contains Rio Desperado, Quicktrigger, and Voice of the Gun] '78; Capt. Cutlass '78> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Top Gun '57; Son of the Thunder People '57; Massacre Creek (adapted as Galvanized Yankee of TV Playhouse 90) '57> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Torpedoes Away '67; Southwest Drifter '67; The Killer Sea '68; The Godless Breed '68; Brasada '72> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: 1956-94 Voice of the Gun '62; The Valiant Bugles '62; The Haunted Treasure of the Espectros '62; Rio Desperado '62> 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94
  Writer: Novels: Silent Reckoning adapted as film The Lonesome Trail
  Writer: Over 150 short stories, juvenile stories and novelettes for periodicals
 Commercial Art & Design
  Owner: Shirreffs Gadgets and Toys [Chicago] 1948-52> 48 49 50 51 52
 Other career notes
  Avocations: Arms collecting, model making, marksmanship [pistol, rifle, and bow], fishing, hunting, travel, Southwest legends, and sea lore
 Additional biography
  Comtemporary Authors
 Honors
  Commonwealth Club of California Silver Medal Award 1962 [for Gray Sea Raiders]> 62
 DELL PUBLICATIONS
  RIN TIN TIN (wr/) 1950s> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59
  ROY ROGERS (wr/) 1950s> 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59