Holman Francis Day (1865-1935) was an American author, born at Vassalboro, Maine, and a graduate of Colby College (class of 1887). In 1889-90 he was managing editor of the publications of the Union Publishing Company, Bangor, Maine. He was also editor and proprietor of the Dexter Eastern Gazette, a special writer the Journal in Lewiston, Maine, representative of the Boston Herald, and managing editor of Daily Sun in Lewiston. In 1901-04 he was military secretary to Gov. John F. Hill of Maine. His book The Rider of the King Log and his play Along Came Ruth were adapted into films in 1921 and in 1924.