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Lewis Gaylord Clark (1808–1873)

Clark, Lewis Gaylord. An American journalist and humorous writer, twin brother of Willis Gaylord; born in Otisco, NY, October 5, 1808; died in Piermont, NY, Nov. 3, 1873. In 1834 he became editor of the Knickerbocker Magazine; and with Irving, Bryant, Longfellow, Halleck, and Willis, as contributors, made it the foremost literary publication of that time, and an inspiration to a higher standard of periodical literature. The ‘Editor’s Table,’ written by him, overflowed with amusing stories and witty sayings. The ‘Knickerbocker Sketch-Book’ (1850), and ‘Knick-Knacks from an Editor’s Table’ (1853), are his only publications in book form.