- Edgar Rice,1875–1950, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
- John,1837–1921, U.S. naturalist and essayist.
- William Seward,1855–98, U.S. inventor of the adding machine.
- his grandsonWilliam S(eward),1914–1997, U.S. novelist.
- Edgar Rice . 1875–1950, US novelist, author of the Tarzan stories
- William S (eward). 1914–97, US novelist, noted for his experimental works exploring themes of drug addiction, violence, and homosexuality. His novels include Junkie (1953), The Naked Lunch (1959), and Interzone (1989)