Agnes C. Laut
Agnes C. Laut was born in Huron County, Ontario, in 1871. She became a reporter and editorial writer for the Manitoba Free Press in the 1890s and later a wide-ranging travel writer. Her books include Pioneers of the Pacific Coast, The Cariboo Trail, Lords of the North, Heralds of Empire, The Story of the Trapper, Pathfinders of the West, Vikings of the Pacific, and The Romance of the Rails. She died in 1936.