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Ring Lardner

Ring LardnerAKA Ringgold Wilmer Lardner, Sr.

Born: 6-Mar-1885
Birthplace: Niles, MI
Died: 25-Sep-1933
Location of death: East Hampton, Long Island, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated, Fresh Pond Crematory, Queens, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gullible's Travels

Journalist and humorist.

Brother: Rex (reporter)
Wife: Ellis Abbott (until his death, d. 15-Feb-1960, four sons)
Son: John
Son: Jim (d. Spanish Civil War as volunteer fighter)
Son: David (journalist The New Yorker, d. 1944 jeep impacted pile of landmines)
Son: Ring Lardner, Jr. (screenwriter)

    Chicago Tribune Columnist, In the Wake of the News (1913-19)
    Dutch Treat Club (1921-24)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    Glorifying the American Girl (7-Dec-1929) · Himself

Author of books:
You Know Me, Al: A Busher's Letters (1916)
How to Write Short Stories (1924)
The Story of a Wonder Man: Being the Autobiography of Ring Lardner (1927, memoir)

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