Entry updated 23 February 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1848-1909) US author who began contributing Dime Novels to journals like the New York Weekly and other Beadle & Adams publications from as early as 1870, mostly under his own name or as Harry Hazard; in his Young Adult Lost Race novel, The Lost City (1898), the young protagonist and his professor mentor are carried by Airship in a storm to the Olympic Mountains in the state of Washington, where they encounter a lost Aztec civilization. Badger committed suicide in the failing pool hall of which he was part-owner. [JC]
Joseph Edward Badger Jr
born Payson, Illinois: 10 October 1848
died Blue Rapids, Kansas: 30 January 1909
- The Lost City (Boston, Massachusetts: Dana Estes, 1898) [hb/L J Bridgman]
- Lost City of the Aztecs (Rialto, California: Fiction House Press, 2008) [vt of the above: hb/]
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