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Full Name: Don Marquis
(1878-1937) Humorous short-story writer, poet. In Atlanta, Georgia, Marquis first wrote for the "Constitution" (1902) and "The Uncle Remus Magazine" (1907-1909). He then went to New York, where he became famous for his columns "The Sun Dial" for the "Sun" (1912-1922) and "The Lantern" for the "Tribune" (1922-1925). He created the characters Captain Fitzurse, Clem Hawley, and Hermione and her Little Group of Serious Thinkers. His famous book "archy and mehitabel" (1927) collects his whimsical stories about a cockroach and a cat. He lived in Queens and Manhattan.
Author's Timeline:
1878 (Unknown) County
Don Marquis was born Donald Robert Perry Marquis in Walnut, Illinois, in 1878. 
1937 (Unknown) County
Don Marquis died in New York City in 1937. 
1912 (Unknown) County
Marquis became famous for his column "The Sun Dial" for the New York Sun (1912-1922). 
1922 (Unknown) County
Marquis became famous for his column "The Lantern" for the Herald Tribune (1922-1925). 
1927 (Unknown) County
archy and mehitabel
Marquis' famous book "archy and mehitabel" collects his whimsical stories about a cockroach and a cat. 
1937 Queens County
Don Marquis is interred at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens County, New York. 
1921 (Unknown) County
The Old Soak
Collection of sketches. 
1924 (Unknown) County
The Old Soak's History of the World
Sequel to "The Old Soak." 
1915 (Unknown) County
Dreams and Dust
Collection of poetry. 
1921 (Unknown) County
Noah an' Jonah an' Cap'n Smith
Collection of poetry and sketches. 
1922 (Unknown) County
Poems and Portraits
Collection of poetry. 
1924 (Unknown) County
The Awakening
Collection of poetry. 
1940 (Unknown) County
The Lives and Times of archy and mehitabel
Collection of sequels to "archy and mehitabel." 
1912 (Unknown) County
Danny's Own Story
1916 (Unknown) County
Cruise of the Jasper B.
? New York County
Marquis lived and worked in Manhattan, New York. 
? Queens County
Marquis lived in Queens, New York. 

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