Thurber can refer to:


  • James Thurber (1894-1961), American humorist and cartoonist
  • Alexandre Thurber (1871-1958), Quebec industrialist and politician
  • Charles Thurber a black man lynched in 1882
  • Charles Thurber (inventor), who contributed innovations to the early typewriter
  • James A. Thurber, political science professor
  • Jeannette Thurber (1850-1946), a major patron of classical music in the United States
  • Rawson Marshall Thurber (born 1975), American filmmaker
  • Tom Thurber, Canadian politician

Other uses:

  • Thurber, Texas, a ghost town
  • Thurber House, a literary center named after James Thurber

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Other articles related to "thurber":

The Unicorn In The Garden
... Unicorn in the Garden" is a short story written by James Thurber ... The most famous of Thurber's humorous modern fables, it first appeared in The New Yorker on October 31, 1939 and was first collected in his book Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated (Harper ... The fable has since been reprinted in The Thurber Carnival (Harper and Brothers, 1945), James Thurber Writings and Drawings (The Library of America, 1996, ISBN 1-883011 ...
Charles Thurber - Accounts
... for Themselves in the Trouble being mired Thurber, the Negro Rapest Fell off the Bridge and was Hurt while Mr ... historical accounts that exist, a mob of citizens broke down the doors of the jail to abduct Thurber before any trial could take place ... Some law enforcement members fought to prevent Thurber from being removed from the jail, but were reportedly overpowered ...

Famous quotes containing the word thurber:

    Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    My opposition [to interviews] lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)

    The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
    —James Thurber (1894–1961)