William MacHarg

The Affairs of O'Malley

originally published:

1940

awards:

  • Queen's Quorum(1940)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 9/18/1872
died: 02/21/1951
born as: William Briggs MacHarg

Mystery writer, author of The Achievements of Luther Trent and the The Affairs of O'Malley, was born in Dover Plains, NY. The latter work was a Queen's Quorum title, while the former includes the first fictional use of a lie-detector. MacHarg died in 1951.