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Frederick Myron Colby (December 9, 1848, Warner, New Hampshire – May 19, 1920, Warner) was an American writer, educator and politician.

Colby wrote for a variety of publications aimed at youths such as The Youth's Companion and St. Nicholas. He was also a regular contributor to Granite Monthly. He also wrote a series of historical books aimed primarily at children. He was the head of Simonds Free High School in his hometown of Warner, New Hampshire, from 1910 to 1915. He was a Democrat who held a variety of local offices in Warner and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Congress in 1908. His wife was the writer, H. Maria George Colby.

  • Henry Harrison Metcalf and Frances M. Abbott. One Thousand New Hampshire Notables (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Printing Company, 1919), p. 4.
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