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Lynn Riggs

Born: Aug 31, 1899

Death: Jun 30, 1954

Birthplace: Claremore

Nationality: United States

Lynn Riggs

Date of Birth : Aug 31, 1899
Date of Death : Jun 30, 1954
Birth Place : Claremore

Rollie Lynn Riggs was an American author, poet and playwright born on a farm near Claremore, Oklahoma. His mother was 1/8 Cherokee, and when he was two years old, his mother secured his Cherokee allotment for him. He was able to draw on his allotment to help support his writing. Riggs wrote 21 full-length plays, several short stories, poems, and a television script.

Also known as


  • Rollie Lynn Riggs

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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