James Grover Thurber

NAME: James Grover Thurber

BORN: 1894

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

born...Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County)

EDUCATION:

attended, Ohio State University

OCCUPATION:

author, cartoonist

DIED: 1961

FAST FACTS:

In 1926, Thurber moved to New York City. He joined the staff of the New Yorker Magazine in 1927. His first book, Is Sex Necessary?, came out in 1929.

Thurber's famous cartoons started to appear in the New Yorker in 1931.