M.M. Musselman (Morris McNeil Musselman)
BiographyWichita, Kansas, USA
Morris McNeil Musselman was born in Wichita, Kansas on February 19, 1899. He was for the majority of his youth an only child until his sister Alva arrived sometime around 1914. His parents were Alvin J. and Gertrude M. Musselman, natives of Quincy, Illinois and Lafayette, Indiana, respectively. Alvin J. Musselman (1873-1950) was a bicycle repairman who would go on to invent a number of important devices, including improved brakes for bicycles, super balloon bicycle tires and the braking system for the B-29 bomber. Morris M. Read more... Inventions" (1945). Morris Musselman was a Hollywood screenwriter and the author of a number of humorous books. Among his most popular were "Get a Horse", (1950), "I Married a Redhead" (1951) and with Adolphe Menjou, the actor's autobiography, "It Took Nine Tailors" (1948). Morris McNeil Musselman passed away after battling cancer on April 22, 1952 in Santa Barbara, California. He was survived by his wife Mildred, whom he'd married sometime in the 1920s.