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James Thurber (1894 - 1961)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit. He was best known for his cartoons and short stories published mainly in The New Yorker magazine, such as “The Catbird Seat,” and collected in his numerous books.


Born: 8 December 1894

Died: 2 November 1961

Gender: Male

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