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Flora Warren Seymour


Flora Warren Seymour was a Chicago attorney. She was appointed as the first woman member of the Board of Indian Commissioners. Flora Warren was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but spent her school days in Washington, D. C. She was working for the United States government at the time of her marriage to George Steele Seymour in 1915, who is also a writer. With her husband she helped found the Order of Bookfellows, and publish and edit the monthly magazine, The Step-Ladder. Seymour received A. B , LL. B., and LL. M. degrees and was admitted to the bar of Illinois in 1915 and of the United States Supreme Court in 1919. [source: The Sheboyany Press (Wisconsin), May 21, 1931, p. 23][Seymour, in another Sheboyan Press news article, date Sept. 14, 1929, is referred to an an "authoress, lawyer and poet."][To date, we have found no additional evidence that Seymour was a poet.]


Flora Warren Seymour, William De Morgan, a Post-Victorian Realist (Chicago: The Bookfellows, 1920) [online text]

__________________, The Five Civilized American Indian Tribes (Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924)

__________________, The Story of the Sioux Indians (Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Co., 1924)

__________________, The Indians of the Pueblos (Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1924)

__________________, History of the New York Indians (Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Co., 1925)

__________________, The Indians Today (Chicago: B.H. Sanborn, 1926)(Chicago : Benj. H. Sanborn & Co., 1927)

__________________, Songs from the Stepladder (Chicago: Bookfellows, 1927)

__________________, The Boys' Life of Frémont (New York: The Century Co., 1928)

__________________, The Boys' Life of Kit Carson (New York: The Century Co., 1929)(New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1942)

__________________, The Story of the Red Man (New York : Longmans, Green and Co., 1929)

__________________, Women of Trail and Wigwam (New York: Woman Press, 1930)

__________________, Sam Houston, Patriot (New York: London, Century Co., 1930)

__________________, Book Daniel Boone, Pioneer (New York: Century Co., 1931)

__________________, The Story of the Red Man (New York: Tudor Pub. Co., 1934)(Freeport, New York: Books For Libraries Press, 1970)

__________________, Meriwether Lewis, Trail Blazer (New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1937)

__________________, La Salle, Eexplorer of Our Midland Empire (New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1939)

__________________, We Call Them Indians (New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1940)

__________________, The Indian in American Life (New York: Friendship Press, 1944)(New York: AMS Press, 1976)

__________________, Bird Girl: Sacagawea (Chicago: Spencer Press, 1945)(Louisville, Kentucky: American Printing House for the Blind, 1960)