Who is Don Marquis?

Don Marquis

Donald Robert Perry Marquis (/ˈmɑrkwɪs/MAR-kwis; July 28, 1878, in Walnut, Illinois – June 16, 1937, in New York City) was a humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is remembered best for creating the characters "Archy" and "Mehitabel", supposed authors of humorous verse.

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Don Marquis - Books
... Puritans (novel) 1940 the lives and times of archy and mehitabel (omnibus) 1946 The Best of Don Marquis (omnibus) 1978 Everything's Jake (play) 1982 Selected Letters of Don Marquis (letters ...
USS Don Marquis (IX-215)
... Career Name USS Don Marquis Builder California Shipbuilding Corporation, Los Angeles Yard number 245 Way number 1 Laid down 31 July 1943 Launched 23 August 1943 ... Don Marquis was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 5 June 1946 ...

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