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 Arthur “Bugs” Baer

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Arthur “Bugs” Baer

  • Birth 9 Jan 1886 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 May 1969 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Plot Ferncliff Mausoleum, Unit 6, Private Alcove D, Niche 4
  • Memorial ID 47

Journalist and Humorist. Born into a family of French origin, he graduated from "Artillery Officers School" in Louisville, Kentucky. He later began his career at the Washington Post as a sports journalist. His talents as cartoonist and humorist was soon regarded by the public for having designed the body of baseball players with the look of insects. In 1923, after working at the New York Journal-American, he began to work as a screenwriter and cartoonist. Baer wrote the screenplay for a film about George Herman "Babe" Ruth, and was co-author of numerous works.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur “Bugs” Baer (9 Jan 1886–17 May 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47, citing Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .