Lester Cole

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(July 14, 1926 – September 2019)

Lester Hines Cole, a Bay Area fan and pro, chaired SFCon, the 1954 Worldcon in San Francisco. He was a member of the Elves, Gnomes and Little Men's Science Fiction and Chowder Society (and served as its president). He published Orgasm (along with his wife, Esther Cole, and Gary Nelson.)

Les and Es were married in 1947 and collaborated on much fanac; they had two sons, Dana and Lance.

Les wrote about 50 SF short stories, published in F&SF, Amazing and Startling Stories, and six novels, sometimes under pseudonyms Roy Carroll, Les Collins, T. M. Mathieu, T. H. Mathieu, and Colin Sturgis.

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