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Runyon, Damon

Robert L. Gale

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Runyon, Damon (04 October 1880–10 December 1946), journalist and short-story writer, was born Alfred Damon Runyan in Manhattan, Kansas, the son of Alfred Lee Runyan, a printer and newspaper publisher, and Elizabeth Damon. In 1887 the family moved to the frontier mining town of Pueblo, Colorado, where Runyon’s father worked as a typesetter for the local newspaper, the ...

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