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about the author
Southeast Texas natives Ellen Walker Rienstra and Judith Walker Linsley are sisters with undergraduate and graduate degrees from Lamar University. Rienstra is a violinist and historical consultant. Linsley is a researcher for the McFaddin-Ward House, a history instructor at Lamar, a newspaper columnist, and editor of The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record. The sisters also wrote as Marie Beaumont and Elinor Lynley.