MARQUIS JAMES AUTOGRAPH


Marquis James was born August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri – died November 19, 1955. Marquis James was an American journalist and author, twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. After spending much of his childhood in Enid, Oklahoma, he served in the First World War, in France, 1917-1919. He worked on the staff at the American Legion Monthly from 1923 to 1932. James Marquis died suddenly at the age of sixty-four of a cerebral hemorrhage on November 19, 1955. He was working on a biography of Booker T. Washington at the time of his death. Original Marquis James Autograph, signed on a Cut Fly Leaf. Approx. size 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Regular Price – $ 155.00 / Sale Price – $ 84.95.

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