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Ellern, William B

Entry updated 27 November 2023. Tagged: Author.

(1933-2023) US engineer, who worked for the Jet Propulsion Labs, Raytheon, Boeing and elsewhere, and author of some stories set in the Lensman universe of E E Smith, who gave his permission. These begin with "Moon Prospector" in Analog for April 1966, and are most notable for a Sequel by Other Hands to the main sequence: New Lensman (January-July 1975 Perry Rhodan #61-#74; 1976), which takes some material from his first story; "Triplanetary Agent" (August-October 1976 Perry Rhodan #100-#105) was also set in the Lensman universe. [JC]

William Bert Ellern

born Spokane, Washington: 30 November 1933

died 18 November 2023



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