Tully, Jim

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1891-06-03
Death 1947-06-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Tully was born on June 3, 1891 near St. Marys, OH; worked successively as a farm laborer, link heater, tramp, circus roustabout, chainmaker, profesional pugilist, reporter for the Akron press and Beacon journal, and tree surgeon; he tramped across the US three times; first verse appeared in the Cleveland plain dealer, 1911; became novelist, and a chronicler of the Hollywood scene; publications include Emmett Lawler (1922), Life of Charlie Chaplin (1926), Shanty Irish (1928), Beggars abroad (1930), Blood on the moon (1931), The bruiser (1936), A Hollywood Decameron (1937), Men I remember (1940), and Biddy Brogan's boy (1941); he died on June 22, 1947.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1947. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41037532

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Subjects:

  • Tramps
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources

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  • United States (as recorded)