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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Contributed hundreds of stories, often under pseudonyms, to magazines, ; self-employed writer after Kansas City University, ; D. Died 11 March Though it is not possible to establish the exact place of birth, there is considerable evidence pointing to Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
We know little of Mason's early career in Los Angeles. Mason is thought of as the unbeaten and unbeatable attorney, and this is generally borne out in his 85 cases.
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However, it should be noted that, in "The Case of the Terrified Typist," Mason hears the jury find his client guilty. There is also conflicting evidence regarding his record in other, unrecorded, cases.
In , as an example, Delia Street, his secretary, is quoted as saying to him, "Some of your clients got hung; others got free. Early in his career, Mason gave the impression that his practice was almost entirely criminal.
However, he later admits that his office carries on a general practice. Though Mason does not advertise the locationof his off ice, it can be found in Los Angeles, near 7th Street and Broadway. Mason is a big man with long legs, broad shoulders and a rugged face.
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He has thick, wavy hair, an unlined face and he speaks in a well-modulated voice. He has little or no time for sports or exercise, yet he seems to be in good condition and acquits himself well in a fight. Perry Mason has never married, though there has been endless speculation regarding the degree of his intimacy with Delia Street. He lives alone at a residential hotel. Not only has Mason's name become a synonym for the skillful courtroom strategist but he, his secretary, Delia Street, his investigator, Paul Drake, and his adversaries, Hamilton Burger and Lieutenant Tragg, have become part of the common consciousness of millions.
The earliest Mason novels were masterpieces of hardboiled pulp realism combined with staggeringly complex plotting.
About , under the influence of the slick magazines, the Mason tales became smoother, had more "love interest," but were as complex and fast-paced as ever. Serializations in the "Saturday Evening Post," a hugely popular Mason radio show during the 's and a television series begun in the late Q's, added millions to the fans of the courtroom wizard. No Mason novel has ever gone out of print in this country. The voters liked the handsome young man with curly hair, a devil-may-care look in his penetrating eyes, and a forceful mouth.
He entered politics to reduce local corruption. Though his job is prosecuting criminals, Selby is equally interested in solving mysteries and identifying murderers. His job is a natural extension of his hobby, reading mystery stories.
Terry Clane Formerly a lawyer in California and a member of the U. Diplomatic Service, suave adventurer Terry Clane gave up a promising career to undertake studies of culture and "concentration" in a Chinese monastery. His motives may not have been entirely scholarly, however, since he was probably. Unsuccessful, he returned to the United States, where he continued his involvement in crime and adventure, usually on the right side of the law.
He is 29, is 5' 11", pounds, with dark, wavy hair, blue eyes and a smooth complexion. Sheriff Bill Eldon The genial, aging sheriff of Southern California's Rockville County, Bill Eldon is a shrewd, cautious man who is unpopular with local political leaders. They consider his methods dated, though even they admit he gets results.