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Wilder, William West.

"William West Wilder (Wyoming Will)" was a pen name "wished on" W. G. Patten(1) by the publishers when they started their Popular Library. For novels published under this name, see Patten.


1 Gilbert Patten, "Dime Novel Days," Saturday Evening Post, February 28, 1931, 126. Confirmed by novels published under both names, for example, Beadle's Weekly/Banner Weekly (various title changes), no. 335 and Beadle's Popular Library, no. 44 by Wilder art, respectively, Half-Dime Library, no. 863 and Half-Dime Library, no. 1063 by Patten.

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