Wilbur Daniel Steele

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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Wilbur Daniel Steele was born on 17 March, 1886, in Greensboro, North Carolina, the son of Wilbur Fletcher and Rose Wood Steele. He was raised in Denver, Colorado where his father, a Methodist Episcopal minister, was a professor at the University of Denver. After graduating from the University of Denver, Steele studied painting at the Museum of fine Arts (Boston), Academie Julien (Paris) and the Arts Students League (New York) before turning to writing. His first short story ("Storm") was published in 1913. Read more...