Cole, Cornelius

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(1822-1924) US politician – at his death he was the oldest former American Senator – lawyer, newspaperman and author, whose only novel, California Three Hundred and Fifty Years Ago: Manuelo's Narrative Translated from the Portuguese by a Pioneer (1888) anonymous, describes in prose (and occasional verse) the discovery of a Lost World in California in the sixteenth century. [JC]

Cornelius Cole

born Lodi, New York: 17 September 1822

died Hollywood, California: 3 November 1924



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