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Ringgold Wilmer Lardner

Birthplace: Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States
Death: Died in East Hampton, Suffolk , New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Lardner and Lena Bogardus Lardner
Husband of Ellis Lardner and Ellis Lardner
Father of James Phillips Lardner; John Lardner; Ring Lardner, Jr.; David Ellis Lardner; <private> Lardner and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Lardner; Lena Lardner; William Phillips Lardner; Henry "Harry" Lardner, Jr.; Anna Tobin and 2 others
Half brother of Anna Lardner

Occupation: Writer
Managed by: Private User
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About 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

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