Harold Frederic (1856 - 1898), the Anglo - American journalist and novelist, was born in Utica, New York. He is best known for his novel The Damnation of Theron Ware (1896), a tale of the decline and fall of a Methodist minister. Frederic also wrote The Copperhead (1893), and Marsena and Other Stories (1894), and Gloria Mundi (1898). He wrote for the Albany Evening Journal and the New York Times.
Harold Frederic was an American artist, journalist and story-writer who wrote towards the end of the nineteenth century. He served as editor of two very prestigious magazines. His articles influenced the political attitudes of his time.