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Doug Nigel Marlette
Birth: Dec. 6, 1949
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 2007
Holly Springs (Marshall County)
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA

Cartoonist, Author. He was best known for his controversial comic strip "Kudzu", which was syndicated in newspapers worldwide. He also drew single-panel cartoons and wrote columns for "Time", "Newsweek", the "New York Times", and many other publications. In 1988 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartoons and received the National Headliners Award. As an author he published two novels, "The Bridge" (2001) and "Magic Time" (2006). He was inducted into the University of North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame in 2002 and to date is the only cartoonist ever awarded a Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University. He was killed in an automobile accident. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Elmer Monroe Marlette (1923 - 2007)
 
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Douglas Nigel Marlette
December 6, 1949
July 10, 2007
husband, father, friend;
cartoonist, writer, teacher
Son of the Old North State
 
Burial:
Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Hillsborough
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 12, 2007
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Doug Nigel Marlette
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