Marquis James

Marquis James books and biography


Marquis James

Marquis James (b. 1891, Springfield, Missouri; d. 1955) was an American journalist and author. He served in the First World War, in France, 1917-1919. He worked on the staff at the American Legion Monthly from 1923 to 1932.


  • Alfred I. DuPont, The Family Rebel (1941)
  • The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston (1929), for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1930
  • Cherokee Strip: A Tale of an Oklahoma Boyhood
  • Merchant Adventurer: The Story of W.R. Grace
  • The Life of Andrew Jackson (1937), for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1938
  • The Story of Bank of America: Biography of a Bank, with his wife Bessie R. James (1954)
  • The Metropolitan Life: A study in business growth
  • Biography of a Business, 1792-1942 (1943)
  • A History of the American Legion (1923)

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