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Dutch Treat Club

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1905.

Official Website:
http://www.dutchtreatclub.org/

Location:
New York City

Founding Date:
1905

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Abbott
Playwright
25-Jun-1887 31-Jan-1995 Damn Yankees
Walter Abel
Actor
6-Jun-1898 26-Mar-1987 The Three Musketeers
Franklin Pierce Adams
Columnist
15-Nov-1881 23-Mar-1960 New York columnist, The Conning Tower
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Journalist
26-Jan-1871 15-Nov-1958 The Great American Fraud
Cleveland Amory
Author
2-Sep-1917 14-Oct-1998 The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Isaac Asimov
Author
2-Jan-1920 6-Apr-1992 Foundation
Ralph Bellamy
Actor
17-Jun-1904 29-Nov-1991 Trading Places
Robert Benchley
Author
15-Sep-1889 21-Nov-1945 Humorist and screenwriter
Ray Bolger
Actor
10-Jan-1904 15-Jan-1987 The Wizard of Oz Scarecrow
Heywood Broun
Journalist
7-Dec-1888 18-Dec-1939 Muckraking reporter of the 1920s and '30s
Gelett Burgess
Cartoonist
30-Jan-1866 17-Sep-1951 Has never seen a purple cow
James Cagney
Actor
17-Jul-1899 30-Mar-1986 New York tough guy
Cass Canfield
Publisher
26-Apr-1897 27-Mar-1986 Harper & Brothers
Milton Caniff
Cartoonist
28-Feb-1907 3-Apr-1988 Terry and the Pirates
Bennett Cerf
Publisher
25-May-1898 27-Aug-1971 Founder of Random House
Irvin S. Cobb
Author
23-Jun-1876 10-Mar-1944 Old Judge Priest
George M. Cohan
Composer
3-Jul-1878 5-Nov-1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Marc Connelly
Playwright
13-Dec-1890 21-Dec-1980 The Green Pastures
Bob Considine
Journalist
4-Nov-1906 25-Sep-1975 Ghostwriter, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Norman Cousins
Author
24-Jun-1912 30-Nov-1990 Editor of The Saturday Review
Walter Cronkite
Journalist
4-Nov-1916 17-Jul-2009 America's most trusted newscaster
Russel Crouse
Playwright
20-Feb-1893 3-Apr-1966 The Sound of Music
Hugh Downs
Journalist
14-Feb-1921   20/20
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Allan Dwan
Film Director
3-Apr-1885 28-Dec-1981 Sands of Iwo Jima
Max Eastman
Author
12-Jan-1883 25-Mar-1969 Socialist writer, later embraced McCarthyism
David Eisenhower
Author
31-Mar-1948   Camp David namesake
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Head of State
14-Oct-1890 28-Mar-1969 34th US President, 1953-61
Bob Elliott
Comic
26-Mar-1923   Half of Bob & Ray
James A. Farley
Government
30-May-1888 9-Jun-1976 US Postmaster General, 1933-40
Jose Ferrer
Actor
8-Jan-1909 26-Jan-1992 The Caine Mutiny
James Montgomery Flagg
Painter
18-Jun-1877 27-May-1960 I Want YOU for U.S. Army
Martin Flavin
Novelist
2-Nov-1883 27-Dec-1967 Journey in the Dark
Art Fleming
Game Show Host
1-May-1924 25-Apr-1995 Original Jeopardy! host
Abraham Flexner
Educator
13-Nov-1866 21-Sep-1959 The American College
Paul Gallico
Author
26-Jul-1897 15-Jul-1975 The Snow Goose
Arthur Godfrey
Actor
31-Aug-1903 16-Mar-1983 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
Rube Goldberg
Cartoonist
4-Jul-1883 7-Dec-1970 Designer of impossible contraptions
Benny Goodman
Jazz Musician
30-May-1909 13-Jun-1986 Bespectacled jazz clarinetist
Ray Goulding
Comic
20-Mar-1922 24-Mar-1990 Half of Bob & Ray
Oscar Hammerstein II
Musician
12-Jul-1895 23-Aug-1960 Rodgers and Hammerstein
Otto Harbach
Songwriter
18-Aug-1873 24-Jan-1963 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Jascha Heifetz
Violinist
2-Feb-1901 10-Dec-1987 Violin virtuoso
Herbert Hoover
Head of State
10-Aug-1874 20-Oct-1964 31st US President, 1929-33
Bob Hope
Comic
29-May-1903 27-Jul-2003 Centenarian comic
Walter Huston
Actor
6-Apr-1884 7-Apr-1950 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Yousuf Karsh
Photographer
23-Dec-1908 13-Jul-2002 Portrait photographer
George S. Kaufman
Playwright
16-Nov-1889 2-Jun-1961 You Can't Take It With You
Jerome Kern
Composer
27-Jan-1885 12-Nov-1945 Show Boat
Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher
12-Sep-1892 11-Aug-1984 American publisher
Amazing Kreskin
Magician
12-Jan-1935   Frequent guest mentallist on the Tonight Show
Ring Lardner
Journalist
6-Mar-1885 25-Sep-1933 Gullible's Travels
Vachel Lindsay
Poet
10-Nov-1879 5-Dec-1931 The Congo and Other Poems
Frank Loesser
Composer
29-Jun-1910 28-Jul-1969 Guys and Dolls
Hugh Lofting
Novelist
14-Jun-1886 26-Sep-1947 The Story of Dr. Dolittle
Hendrik Willem van Loon
Historian
14-Jan-1882 11-Mar-1944 Juvenile historian, Story of Mankind
Thomas Mann
Novelist
6-Jun-1875 12-Aug-1955 Buddenbrooks
Don Marquis
Journalist
29-Jul-1878 29-Dec-1937 archy and mehitabel
George Barr McCutcheon
Novelist
26-Jul-1866 23-Oct-1928 Brewster's Millions
Robert Merrill
Singer
4-Jun-1917 23-Oct-2004 Operatic baritone, NY Metropolitan Opera
Edward R. Murrow
Journalist
25-Apr-1908 27-Apr-1965 The epitome of broadcast journalism
Ogden Nash
Poet
19-Aug-1902 19-May-1971 Candy is dandy; but liquor is quicker
Condé Nast
Business
26-Mar-1873 19-Sep-1942 Founder of Condé Nast Publications
Edward N. Ney
Business
26-May-1925   CEO of Young & Rubicam, 1970-86
Louis Nizer
Attorney
6-Feb-1902 10-Nov-1994 My Life in Court
Charles Osgood
Journalist
8-Jan-1933   CBS News Sunday Morning
William S. Paley
Business
28-Sep-1901 26-Oct-1990 Chairman of CBS, 1946-83
S. J. Perelman
Author
1-Feb-1904 17-Oct-1979 New Yorker humorist
George Plimpton
Author
18-Mar-1927 25-Sep-2003 Paper Lion
Ernest Poole
Novelist
23-Jan-1880 10-Jan-1950 His Family
Burton Rascoe
Critic
22-Oct-1892 19-Mar-1957 The New York Tribune
Gene Rayburn
Game Show Host
22-Dec-1917 29-Nov-1999 Host of Match Game
Grantland Rice
Sports Journalist
1-Nov-1880 13-Jul-1954 Sportswriter, Idolmaker
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Activist
2-Nov-1927   Son of Paul Robeson
Norman Rockwell
Painter
3-Feb-1894 8-Nov-1978 Saturday Evening Post artist
Richard Rodgers
Composer
28-Jun-1902 30-Dec-1979 Rodgers and Hammerstein
Harold W. Ross
Publisher
6-Nov-1892 6-Dec-1951 Founder of The New Yorker
Leo Rosten
Author
11-Apr-1908 19-Feb-1997 The Joys of Yiddish
Artur Rubinstein
Pianist
28-Jan-1887 20-Dec-1982 Polish-American piano virtuoso
Alexander Scourby
Actor
13-Nov-1913 22-Feb-1985 Stage, radio, and film actor
Frank Shakespeare
Diplomat
9-Apr-1925   US Ambassador to the Vatican, 1986-89
Robert E. Sherwood
Playwright
4-Apr-1896 14-Nov-1955 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Richard B. Shull
Actor
24-Feb-1929 14-Oct-1999 Holmes and Yo-Yo
Phil Silvers
Actor
11-May-1911 1-Nov-1985 You're in the Army Now
Paul Sorvino
Actor
13-Apr-1939   Det. Cerreta on Law & Order
Frank Stanton
Business
20-Mar-1908 24-Dec-2006 President of CBS, 1946-73
Donald Ogden Stewart
Author
30-Nov-1894 2-Aug-1980 The Philadelphia Story
Rex Stout
Novelist
1-Dec-1886 27-Oct-1975 Nero Wolf novels
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Publisher
12-Sep-1891 11-Dec-1968 New York Times Publisher, 1935-61
Lowell Thomas
Journalist
6-Apr-1892 29-Aug-1981 With Lawrence in Arabia
Harry S. Truman
Head of State
8-May-1884 26-Dec-1972 33rd US President, 1945-53
Gene Tunney
Boxing
25-May-1897 7-Nov-1978 Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1926-28
Mort Walker
Cartoonist
3-Sep-1923   Beetle Bailey
DeWitt Wallace
Business
12-Nov-1889 30-Mar-1981 Founder of Reader's Digest
John Hay Whitney
Business
17-Aug-1904 8-Feb-1982 New York Herald Tribune
Alexander Woollcott
Critic
18-Jan-1887 23-Jan-1943 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Ben G. Wright
Publisher
c. 1911 10-Apr-2001 Publisher, Field and Stream
Roland Young
Actor
11-Nov-1887 5-Jun-1953 Cosmo Topper
Efrem Zimbalist
Violinist
9-Apr-1889 22-Feb-1985 Russian-American violinist


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