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James Phillips Lardner

Also Known As: "Jim"
Birthdate: (24)
Death: September 1938 (24)
Spain (killed in action, Spanish Civil War)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ring Lardner and Ellis Lardner
Brother of John Lardner; Ring Lardner, Jr. and David Ellis Lardner

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About James Phillips Lardner

James Lardner was a journalist who enlisted in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade to fight against Franco's rebel forces in Spain. In March of 1938 Lardner traveled to Barcelona and after observing the war first hand, resolved to enlist in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. He was killed in action in September 1938. The collection consist chiefly of correspondence; most of it produced by Lardner during his time in Paris and Spain and addressed to his mother Ellis and his brother Ring.

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May 18, 1914
September 1938
Age 24