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Don Marquis

Don MarquisAKA Donald Robert Perry Marquis

Born: 29-Jul-1878
Birthplace: Walnut, IL
Died: 29-Dec-1937
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Maple Grove Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: archy and mehitabel

Father: (d. 1897)
Brother: David Marquis (d. 1892)
Wife: Reina Melcher (m. 8-Jun-1909, d. 2-Dec-1923, one son, one daughter)
Son: Robert Marquis (b. 7-Nov-1915, d. 1921)
Daughter: Barbara Marquis (b. 1918, d. 1931)
Wife: Marjorie Potts Vonnegut (m. 2-Feb-1926, d. 25-Oct-1936)

    High School: Walnut High School, Walnut, IL (1894)
    University: Knox College

    The Atlanta Journal Reporter
    Uncle Remus's Magazine Associate Editor (1907-)
    Dutch Treat Club (1920-38)
    Stroke (four strokes, last fatal)

Author of books:
Danny's Own Story (1912)
Dreams and Dust (1915)
Hermione (1916)
The Old Soak (1916)
Sonnets to a Red Haired Lady (1922)
The Dark Hours (1924)
Out of the Sea (1927)
archy and mehitabel (1927, short stories)
the lives and times of archy and mehitabel (1940, short stories)


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