The Press: Recalling Bob Davis

Ask any of a score of famed U. S. writers, "Who is Bob Davis?" and you will hear: "He published my first story"; "He kept me from starving"; "He gave me my only encouragement." Not authors alone, but many a prizefighter, statesman, explorer, doctor, will avow: "If Bob Davis wants my shirt, it's his." For of Robert Hobart Davis, editorial writer of the New York Sun, onetime associate editor of Munsey's, it is scant exaggeration to say he has "been everywhere, knows everybody." His column in the Sun headed "Bob Davis Recalls:"...

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