Jean, you can email me directly at email@example.com. His first book of poems has his life story in it. He is from Missouri. I can tell you about him.
I would appreciate an email as well, as W.W.Riley id my great (x5?) grandfather. I have some clippings as well of him "walking" accross the San Francisco bay on some sort of ski he invented. All info would be appreciated. I also have the book in question, but I think it may have been his, thus, no autograph.
After more research, I found my dad's uncle's obit. (Walter Riley) he is my great (only times 1) grandfather. I would still appreciate any info. Thanks