Jessie Wright Whitcomb, a Topeka writer of juvenile books is a lawyer in active practice with her husband, Judge George H. Whitcomb and a mother of a remarkable family of five boys and one girl. The oldest son gained his A. B. in 1910 at the age of eighteen; in 1911 was appointed Rhodes scholar for Kansas, and is now a student at Oxford. His father and mother are in England at present visiting him.
Mrs. Whitcomb is a contributor to the magazines and in addition, has written "Odd Little Lass," "Freshman and Senior," "Pen's Venture," "Queer As She Could Be," and "Curly Head." She is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the Boston University Law School and was the first woman to lecture before a man's law school.