Geboren in New York, New York. Werkte van 1914 tot 1919 als assistent van Thomas Alva Edison. Overleden in Mount Vernon, New York.
Ray Cummings (Raymond King Cummings) (August 30, 1887 – January 23, 1957) was an author of science fiction, rated one of the “founding fathers of the science fiction pulp genre”. He was born in New York and died in Mount Vernon, New York.
Cummings worked with Thomas Edison as a personal assistant and technical writer from 1914 to 1919. His most highly regarded work was the novel The Girl in the Golden Atom published in 1922.
His career resulted in some 750 novels and short stories, using also the pen names Ray King, Gabrielle Cummings, and Gabriel Wilson.