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(1876-1944) Author. Born in Paducah, Kentucky. He was a noted New York columnist. Although he wrote over 60 books, Cobb is best known for his humorous stories of Kentucky local color, first collected in “Old Judge Priest” (1915). Among his other books of humor are “Speaking of Operations” (1916) and “Red Likker” (1929).

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Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb


New York

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Was a noted New York columnist.

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