Henry Cuyler Bunner (1855 – 1896)

Mr. Bunner, or "Cuylee," as he liked to be called, was an American novelist and poet born in Oswego, New York. His short story "Zenobia's Infidelity" was made into a feature film called Zenobia starring Oliver Hardy but not Stan Laurel. He worked as a a reporter on the staff of The Arcadian, then became in 1877 assistant editor of the comic weekly Puck. He soon assumed the editorship. His most remembered works of fiction include his short stories and sketches Short Sixes (1891), Love in Old Cloathes and Other Stories (1896), and Jersey Street and Jersey Lane (1896). He also wrote clever vers de société and parodies. He died in Nutley.