Erle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author. He is best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories. Gardner also published under numerous pseudonyms, including A. A. Fair, Kyle Corning, Charles M. Green, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny, Les Tillray and Robert Parr.
Born: 17 July 1889 in Malden, Massachusetts
Died: 11 March 1970 in Temecula, California