Letourneau, Gene (1907 - 1998)

Genre: Non-Fiction, Short Stories

Gene Letourneau was born in Waterville, ME, graduated from Waterville High School and Thomas College (1928). He began his adult working life as a drummer in a band in New York, but returned to Waterville to settle down. He started his writing career at the Waterville Bureau of the Portland Express, then transferred to the Waterville Sentinel. In 1930 he began writing his "Sportsmen Say" column which ran for 65 years and was also city editor for the Sentinel. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman and received many accolades from the Maine sportsman community, as well as honorary degrees from Colby College (1976) and Thomas College (1987).

Selected Bibliography

  • Sportsmen Say (1975)
  • America's New "Wolf" 91984)
  • Midge, My Favorite Hunting Dog (1987)