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Ringgold Wilmer Lardner

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Birthplace: Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in East Hampton, Suffolk , New York, United States
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Son of Henry Lardner and Lena Bogardus Lardner
Husband of Ellis Lardner
Father of James Phillips Lardner; John Abbott Lardner; Ring Lardner, Jr. and David Ellis Lardner
Brother of William Phillips Lardner; Elizabeth Lardner; Henry "Harry" Lardner, Jr.; Lena Lardner; Reginald "Rex" Lardner and 2 others

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About Ringgold Wilmer Lardner

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ring_Lardner

The famous author, Ring Lardner, was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Berrien county, Michigan. His name was derived from the last name of a family friend. A great baseball sportswriter, he is mainly remembered as a writer of short stories, adept at catching regionalisms. He also wrote at least a dozen plays. He married Ellis Abbott on June 28, 1911 in Elkhart, Indiana. His sons were John, Jim, Ring Jr., and David. All inherited his talent for writing. He died on September 27, 1933 in Easthampton, Long Island, New York.

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Ring Lardner's Timeline

1885
March 6, 1885
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States
1911
June 28, 1911
Age 26
Elkhart, Indiana, USA
1912
1912
Age 26
1914
May 18, 1914
Age 29
1915
August 19, 1915
Age 30
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
1919
March 11, 1919
Age 34
1933
September 27, 1933
Age 48
East Hampton, Suffolk , New York, United States