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Person Detail: George Horatio Derby

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Full Name: George Horatio Derby
(1823-1861) Humorist. George Derby graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He used the pseudonyms John P. Squibob, John Phoenix, and Squibob.
Author's Timeline:
1823 (Unknown) County
George Horatio Derby was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, in 1823. 
1861 (Unknown) County
George Derby died in New York in 1861. 
1846 Orange County
Derby graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1846. 
1856 (Unknown) County
Phoenixiana; or, Sketches and Burlesques
(Pub: New York, D. Appleton and Company. ISBN: )
Collection of humorous sketches. 
1856 (Unknown) County
Derby moved to New York in 1856. 
1865 (Unknown) County
The Squibob Papers
(Pub: New York: Carlton, Publisher. ISBN: )
Collection of humorous writings. 
1861 (Unknown) County
George Derby was interred in Bellefontaine Cemetery in Saint Louis, Missouri. His remains were removed years later to the cemetery at West Point, New York. 

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