Willis George Emerson

Willis George Emerson (1856–1918) was an American novelist, Chicago newspaperman, lawyer, politician, and promoter, who formed the North American Copper Company in Wyoming.[1] He founded the town of Encampment, Wyoming.[1]


  • Winning Winds (1885)
  • Grey Rocks: A tale of the Middle West (1894)
  • Was It a Crime? "Coin at School" dissected (1900)
  • Buell Hampton (1902)
  • The Builders (1906)
  • The Smoky God or a Voyage to the Inner World (1908)
  • The Treasure of Hidden Valley (1915)
  • A Vendetta of the Hills (1917)
  • The Man who Discovered Himself (1919)


  1. ^ a b Federal Writers' Project (1981). Wyoming: A Guide to Its History, Highways and People. US History Publishers. p. 258. ISBN 9781603540490.

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