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Doug Larson

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Doug Larson (February 10, 1926 – April 1, 2017[1]) was a columnist and editor for the Door County Advocate (1953–1964) and wrote a daily column, "Doug’s Dugout,[2]" for the Green Bay Press-Gazette (1964–1988),[3] both Wisconsin-based newspapers. The column was originally syndicated through United Media under the title "Senator Soaper Says"; Larson took over authorship in 1980.[4] Previously, it had been written by Bill Vaughn of the Kansas City Star.[5] Larson was born in the city of Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin.


  1. ^ "Douglas Lincoln Larson's Obituary on Green Bay Press-Gazette". Green Bay Press-Gazette. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
  2. ^ "Doug Larson leaves legacy of humorous one-liners". Press Gazette Media. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
  3. ^ Ebert (2007), "Doug Larson", The Houston Pilgrim, retrieved 2010-04-03
  4. ^ Riley, Sam G. (1995), Biographical dictionary of American newspaper columnists, pp. 172–173, ISBN 978-0-313-29192-0, retrieved 2010-04-03
  5. ^ Petras, Kathryn; Petras, Ross (2009), Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times, p. 367, ISBN 978-0-7611-5525-6, retrieved 2010-04-03

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