Marquis James


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(1891–1955), author of The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston (1929, Pulitzer Prize), Andrew Jackson: The Border Captain (1933), Andrew Jackson: Portrait of a President (1937), Alfred I. du Pont (1941), and Biography of a Business (1942) and Metropolitan Life (1947), histories of insurance companies. The Cherokee Strip (1945) is an account of his Oklahoma boyhood.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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