Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb)

Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

Humorist. Born in Paducah, Kentucky, he made his mark as a columnist in New York. He wrote over 60 books, but is probably best known for his humorous tales of Kentucky first seen in a collection of stories about a shrewd but kindly Kentucky judge in “Old Judge Priest” in 1915. Among his other books are “Speaking of Operations,” “Back Home” and “Red Likker.” (bio by: Iola)  Family links:  Parents:  Joshua Clark Cobb (1839 – 1895)  Manie Saunders Cobb (1850 – 1932)  Spouse:  Laura Spencer Baker Cobb (1876 – 1967)*  Children:  Elisabeth Cobb Rogers (1902 – 1959)*  Siblings:  Reubie Cobb Rudy (1872 – 1933)*  Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1876 – 1944)  John Saunders Cobb (1877 – 1951)*  Manie Cobb Howland (1884 – 1967)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • June, 23, 1876
  • USA

Died

  • March, 03, 1944
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Kentucky
  • USA

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