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J. F. Bone

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J. F. Bone

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Full Name: Jesse Franklin Bone
Born: June 15, 1916
Tacoma, Washington, USA
Died: January 6, 2006
Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA
Occupation: veterinarian, author
Nationality: American


Jesse Franklin Bone was an American author and veterinarian whose writing gained prominence during the 'Golden Age of Science-Fiction' in the 1950's. His short-story Triggerman was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1959.

Following his college graduation, Jesse served in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel and retiring in 1976. After the war, he returned to Washington State College and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

In addition to his science fiction books and short stories, he also authored the textbook "Animal Anatomy and Physiology," which was used widely in universities throughout the United States and internationally.

Jesse Franklin Bone published under the pseudonyms Jesse F. Bone, J.F. Bone and Jesse Bone.

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