Cyclopædia of American Biographies (1903)/Munkittrick, Richard Kendall

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MUNKITTRICK, Richard Kendall, author, was born in Manchester, England, March 5, 1853; son of Richard and Augusta (Thorburn) Munkittrick. He attended Union Hall academy, Jamaica, N.Y., Dr. Stoughton's acadenty, Summit, N.J., and the public schools, and engaged in literary work. He was married, July 5, 1883. to Jeannette Agnes Turner. He contributed articles in prose and verse to the leading periodicals, was a member of the editorial staff of Puck, 1881-89, and on Sept. 1, 1901, assumed the editorship of Judge. His articles are chiefly humorous and include: Farming (1891); The Moon Prince and other Nabobs (1893); The New Jersey Arabian Nights (1893); The Acrobatic Muse, verse (1896); The Slambangaree (1898).