Finley Peter Dunn

Mr. Dooley in Peace And War

originally published:



  • First Book(1898)
  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1898)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 7/10/1867
died: 4/24/1936
born as: Peter Finley Dunn

Chicago-based journalist whose nationally syndicated Mr. Dooley articles were collected into book form (which was chosen as a Johnson Highspot of American literature). He also coined the term "southpaw" and his humorous quotations also make for great reading.