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Pseudonym of US author Wayland Spaulding (1850-1918), apparently most active in Poughkeepsie, New York; his Near Future Satire, When Theodore Is King [for subtitle see Checklist below] (1907 chap), lampoons the political ascendancy of President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) after working-class unrest beginning in 1907 and climaxing two years later with his ascension to the newly-created throne, with Canada begging to unite with the new monarchy. The book, which is dated 1909, is told in retrospect. [JC]
born Townsend, Massachusetts: 26 September 1850
died Colorado Springs, Colorado: 17 April 1918
- When Theodore Is King: Extracts Taken from a Complete Account of the New Declaration of the Change from the United States of America to the United Kingdom of America and the Establishing of Theodore on the Throne (New York: Chauncey Holt, 1907) as by Viter Strikeshoulder [chap: book is dated 1909: pb/uncredited]
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