Cobb, Irvin Shrewsbury
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb, 1876–1944, American author, b. Paducah, Ky. He was a noted New York humorist and 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).
See his autobiography, Exit Laughing (1942); study by F. G. Neuman (1934, repr. 1974).
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