(June 16, 1939 — November 1, 1977)
He was an early Tolkien fan and organized the first Tolkien club, The Fellowship of the Ring, and wrote High Fly the Nazgul, Oh!, the first known Tolkien filksong. He also sand The Ballad of Killer Kemp in The Musquite Kid Rides Again! (He also had a non-singing part in The Purple Pastures.)
He was a member of most of the APAs of his time, but he didn't try to be an omniapan. He published Gimble, Hippicaloric, The Hobbiton Herald (for CRAP), MEST (for SAPS), New Ashmolean (for OMPA), Pearls (for The Cult), Persian Slipper (for FAPA), Zap. He also participated in TAPA, IPSO and APA-L. His Ruritania was one of the first Diplomacy-by-mail fanzines.
He was the author of several of the 1960s Man From U.N.C.L.E. novels. He included many fannish allusions in those stories like having a thinly veiled Forry Ackerman in one story and the trivia game Botticcelli in two others. He was a fanquet honoree in 1966.
He was married to fellow fan Joyce Potter McDaniel Jumper.
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