Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862–1922, American humorist, b. Yonkers, N.Y., grad. Columbia, 1883. He was the editor of Puck (1904–5) and other magazines and wrote over 30 books of humorous stories, verse, and plays, including Three Weeks in Politics (1894), The Idiot (1895), and A Houseboat on the Styx (1896).
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