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|Famous People from Lubbock County Texas|
Jane Gilmore Rushing
Jane Gilmore Rushing was born November 15, 1925 and grew up in Pyron
in southeastern Scurry County, Texas, a West Texas farming community
now recognizable only by a cemetery and railroad sign. She graduated
from Texas Tech University and was a staff writer for the Abilene
Reporter-News in Abilene, Texas. She co-authored with Kline A. Nall
a history of Texas Tech University.
Some of her most popular novels about early 19th century life in West Texas were Mary Dove, Tamzen, Raincrow, Walnut Grove, Covenant of Grace and Winds of Blame.
Photo from Jane Gilmore Rushing, A West Texas Writer and Her Work by Lou Halsell Rodenberger (Amazon)