Marshall Pinckney Wilder Edit Profile
Owing to physical disability education limited to few terms in public schools of New York.
Became a pedlar, later file boy, Bradstreet’s Commercial Agency. Began to entertain at fifty cents per night. Later began to travel.
Went to London, 1883, where appeared before the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII). Entertained at London annually, 1883-1899. In vaudeville, since 1899.
Toured the world, 1904-1905. Author: People I’s Smiled With, 1888. The Sunny Side of the Street, 1905.
Smiling Around the World, 1907. Editor: The Ten Books of the Merrymakers, 1908.
Married Sophia Cornell Hanks, June 24, 1903 (deceased).