American editor; born at Camden, N. J., Dec. 19, 1858; educated in the public schools of his native town. In 1892 he was appointed, jointly with Richard Maurice Buckle and Thomas B. Harned, literary executor of Walt Whitman; he has contributed to the periodical press a number of essays on that poet. In 1886 he founded the Contemporary Club in Philadelphia. Among the publications which Traubel has edited are: "The Conservator" (Philadelphia; from 1890 to 1905); "The Dollar or the Man," and "Cartoons of Homer Davenport" (1900). In conjunction with his coexecutorshe edited a memorial volume on Walt Whitman. Traubel is editor-in-chief of "The Artsman," a publication founded in Philadelphia in 1903. He is also secretary of the International Walt Whitman Fellowship.

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