Frederick Libby Biography
Frederick Libby was born in Sterling, Colorado and died in Los Angeles,
California in 1970 leaving behind his memoir which was published in August,
2000 as Horses Don't Fly.
Born and raised on a ranch in Sterling he learned horse breaking, cattle
driving and had many humorous adventures as a child. In his 20's he ventured
into France with the Canadian Army and eventually fought in the air battle over
the Western Front. When he returned to the U.S. after WWI he became an oil
wildcatter and later founded a Cargo Airline which later became Western
In the 1960's historian friends encouraged him to write his memoirs. Thus, Horses
Don't Fly. He also wrote many short stories and a screenplay which are
This biography was last updated on 06/14/2011.
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