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
... and mehitabel (omnibus) 1946 The Best of Don Marquis (omnibus) 1978 Everything's Jake (play) 1982 Selected Letters of Don Marquis (letters) Edited by ...
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 ... Don Marquis was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 5 June 1946 ...

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