Happy Birthday to Erle Stanley Gardner!

Born this day in 1889 – Gardner became a lawyer, but is best known as the creator of “Perry Mason”. 

In 1933 the first two Perry Mason stories were published, soon after Gardner quit practicing law to write full time, and completed over 80 Perry Mason novels as well as being published under the pseudonyms A.A. Fair, Kyle Corning, Charles M. Green, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny, Les Tillray and Robert Parr.