Lockridge, Richard

(1898-1982)
   Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, Richard Lockridge began his journalistic career after World War I, reporting for the Kansas City Kansan, the Kansas City Journal, and the Kansas City Star. In 1923, he joined the New York Sun, where he was drama critic from 1928. He wrote a biography of Edwin Booth titled Darling of Misfortune (1932), and with his wife, Frances Lock-ridge, wrote the popular Mr. and Mrs. North detective novels.

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