Jane Annixter (1903-1996)
& Paul Annixter (1894-1985)
American husband and wife authors.
Jane was born Jane Levington Comfort in Detroit in 1903. Her father was also a writer and it is from him that she was introduced to a love of reading and writing from an early age.
Paul's real name was Howard Allison Sturtzel. He was born in Minneapolis in 1894. Using the pseudonym of Paul Annixter, he was already an established author before he married Jane in 1920. After their marriage the pair wrote a number of books together, Jane using her husband's pseudonym surname also (although Jane also wrote solo books under her maiden name). Most of the books they co-authored were children's stories about animals and wildlife. Several featured horses.