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Franklin P. Adams
  • Name: Franklin P. Adams
  • Born: 11/15/1881
  • Died: 03/23/1960 (78 years old)
  • Occupation: Columnist

Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881 – March 23, 1960) was an American columnist known as Franklin P. Adams and by his initials F.P.A.. Famed for his wit, he is best known for his newspaper column, “The Conning Tower”, and his appearances as a regular panelist on radio’s Information Please. A prolific writer of light verse, he was a member of the Algonquin Round Table of the 1920s and 1930s.

Birth Name: Franklin Leopold Adams

Notable Works: “Baseball’s Sad Lexicon”, “The Conning Tower”

Genre: Light verse, sportswriting

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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